Could blockchain technology offer an opportunity to address key issues in the academic publishing system?
Today’s Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Daily Clips highlight:
Orvium Co-founder and Application and Cloud Technology Expert Roberto Rabasco writes for The Hill:
“The modern world has a rich and varied tradition of scientists contributing to research and learning free from restriction. Yet the academic publishing industry as it is currently structured is inhibiting academia’s capacity to express itself. Focused more on profit margins than knowledge creation, a publication from 2015 showed that five academic publishers published over half of all scholarly papers in 2013 in a clear oligopoly market.”
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