Are book publications disappearing from scholarly communication in the social sciences and humanities?Dec 10 2018
Authors: Tim C. E. Engels; Andreja Istenič Starčič; Emanuel Kulczycki; Janne Pölönen; Gunnar Sivertsen.
Journal: Aslib Journal of Information Management.
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution in terms of shares of scholarly book publications in the social sciences and humanities (SSH) in five European countries, i.e. Flanders (Belgium), Finland, Norway, Poland and Slovenia. In addition to aggregate results for the whole of the social sciences and the humanities, the authors focus on two well-established fields, namely, economics & business and history.