Open Access: How Is Scholarly Information Service System Going?

  • Nanqiang Xia
  • Yaokun Zhang
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 252)


Open access movement has resulted in a change of the entire scholarly communication environment. Scholarly information service system (SISS) had a significant change which is represented in the emergency of various open access publishing mode and diversification of integrated value-added service providers. This paper analyzed this change, and discussed how academic library should react to the change; also some possible impacts on scientific communication were discussed.


Service Provider Open Access Open Access Journal Institutional Repository Peer Review System 
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© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nanqiang Xia
    • 1
  • Yaokun Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Imformation Management DepartmentHuazhong Normal UniversityWuhanChina

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