Caught in the Middle — Can Publishers Resolve Contradictory Expectations?

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Kent Anderson reflects on a session at the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers 2016 meeting:

"[the moderator] delineated four main roles — an important word here, “role” — academics and researchers assume at different points across the various aspects of publishing. These roles are reader, author, reviewer, and editorial board member ...

... It is clearly impossible to satisfy every constituent role and expectation — a true no-win situation."

Source: Kent Anderson, "Caught in the Middle — Can Publishers Resolve Contradictory Expectations?" The Scholarly Kitchen, Sept. 29, 2016, https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2016/09/29/caught-in-the-middle-can-publishers-resolve...