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Interscript UCL Journal of Publishing Call for Papers

Call for PapersĀ 

Interscript | UCL Journal of Publishing is an open access academic journal on publishing. It provides a platform that fosters international debate on the constantly evolving nature of the publishing industry. The journal is managed by postgraduate students in the UCL Centre for Publishing and hosted by UCL Press.

Interscript departs from traditional issue-based journal publication, and instead publishes its content on a continuous rolling basis. Whilst an English language journal, Interscript aims to promote international discussion on both the present and future of the global publishing industry.

Interscript welcomes submissions from academics, researchers, and professionals. Non-traditional academic contributions are encouraged, and outstanding contributions from postgraduate students may also be considered. The guiding focus of the journal covers three main areas: digital publishing, emerging business models, and scholarly communication. Potential topics include, amongst others:

  • Digitisation
  • Open Access
  • Disruptive innovation
  • Semantic technologies
  • Social media and publishing
  • Metadata
  • Libraries and publishing
  • Publishing sectors
  • University presses
  • The future of the book
  • Multimedia-enhanced literature
  • Copyright & rights
  • Self-publishing Logistics
  • Readership (consumption and discoverability)

Interscript has opted for a post-publication peer review process, in order to better foster open debate in a moderated comments section available on the platform.

Interscript welcomes submissions to First round of submissions must be made by 01 March 2016.