Free Ebook: The Journal Editor's Definitive Guide to Digital Publishing

Featuring real-life examples from journals using Scholastica

Is your journal adapting to meet the needs of academic researchers in the "digital age"?

Pivoting from print-focused publishing practices to embrace the ever-changing digital landscape can be intimidating. You and your fellow editors may be wondering where to begin and how you'll be able to muster the resources to modernize your journal.

In this guide you’ll find:

  • An overview of how the academic publishing landscape is changing
  • The primary aspects of digital publishing that journals should be focusing on right now
  • Steps you can take to: update your journal website, improve your online reading experience, ensure articles are being indexed by Google Scholar, and more
  • A look at how digital publishing is paving the way for open access to research

Modernizing you journal need not be a lengthy or expensive process. Download this free ebook to learn how you can start developing a digital publishing model for your journal today!

Meet the scholars who contributed to this guide

Peter Suber


Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication

Timothy Gowers

Royal Society Research Professor

Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge

Image Credit: Mathematical Association of America

Melissa Terras


Center for Digital Humanities, University College London

Roland Meesters


Journal of Applied Bioanalysis

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