Open Access Driven Transformation of the Scientific Communication System: Current Status, Prerequisites for Change, Effects, and Prospects

  • N. D. TrishchenkoEmail author


This article presents interviews with leaders and staff members of 17 Russian and foreign organizations that represent the publishing community, libraries, community projects, and associations related to the science information system. The interviews were conducted as part of a study of the impact of open access on the scientific communication system. During the interviews we attempted to predict the future transformations of the scientific information market.


open access open science scientific communication new media open access journals 



We are grateful to all the experts who took the time and shared their observations and opinions on how the scientific communication system is being transformed as well as to the Associate Professor of the Department of Media Theory and Economics of the Faculty of Journalism of the Moscow State University M.I. Makeenko for the idea and valuable advice in the preparation of research results.


The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of New Media and Communication Theory, Faculty of Journalism, Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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