Transformation of Conventional Publication Models into Digital Scientific Publishing: A Remarkable Paradigm Shift in Publishing Industry
LONDON; As of October 2017, there are 11,000 Open access journals publishing 2,322,691 articles annually, as per Google Scholar is proof of a revolution in publishing systems from the traditional print based publication.Digital publication systems are providing free access to scientific information on science, technology and medicine and other scientific reports via Internet-enabled technologies.
Online Open access publications are extending outstanding support towards the overall process of traditional publishing, including editing and reviewing. Technology-enabled Open access publishing systems are able to attract several reputed universities, scientific societies, learned academics, and independent companies to digitize their ways of publication and archiving.
Commenting on the recent developments in the digital publication forum, Dr. Srinubabu Gedela, CEO of OMICS International has mentioned that Open access scientific publishing is removing language barriers. If scientific research is published in Open access journals, it can be translated to multiple of languages without copyright laws. "The industry is still working on the improvisation to reach even the remotest corners of the globe with cost effective, affordable and free scientific information." Dr. Gedela added, "Fake news and a few fake blogs are affecting the reputation of Open access journals, as these are created by the puppets of pay access publishers."
Now the leading Open access journals have captured momentum. Almost all leading publishers are maintaining or adopting Open access journals policies, which are going to set the direction of future publishing and literature archival. "It's a good sign," Dr. Gedela added. Support from the learned societies towards including academic societies, government bodies all other member of the scientific community is pouring after realizing the far reaching impact of Open access digital publishing.
OMICS International with its 2500+ employees has been a pioneer in the dissemination of scientific and healthcare information and celebrating Open access week. With the help of 50,000+ well-qualified scientists as editorial board members. OMICS International is able to grow from 10 journals in 2009 to 1000+ peer reviewed journals by 2017 with an increased reader base of 30 million. OMICS Group is also conducting 3,000+ annual scientific and medical meetings in association with international partners.