January 18, 2017

Increasing the Value of Scholarly Books

According to a comprehensive study by the Publishers Communication Group (PCG), there is a growing demand in the academic community for chapter-level metadata and abstracts to be made available, and multiple benefits for publishers who are able to provide them.

The Increasing the Value of Scholarly Books white paper collected insights from across the scholarly sphere – including publishers, researchers, librarians, discovery services and aggregators.  It recommends that publishers, particularly in the Humanities and Social Science fields, provide chapter-level metadata as part of their book programs, in order to meet the changing demands of end users, and stay competitive in the marketplace.

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