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Kevin Eagan

About Kevin Eagan

Kevin Eagan is a freelance editor, composition instructor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and an associate editor at Punctum Books, an open-access, print-on-demand para-academic publisher. He writes for, a blog that covers digital culture, publishing, and e-media. You can follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

The Future of Academic Publishing: Ripe With New Possibilities

Recently, a special issue of Nature explored changes happening right now in academic publishing. While the focus in this issue was on scientific publishing, many of the ideas presented apply to academic publishing as a whole and reveal that, despite some issues, open access publishing will require publishers to adapt. Here are some of...