Are book publications disappearing from scholarly communication in the social sciences and humanities?
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Original versionEngels, Tim C. E.; Starčič, Andreja Istenič; Kulczycki, Emanuel; Pölönen, Janne; Sivertsen, Gunnar. (2018). Aslib Journal of Information Management, 70(6), 592-607. 10.1108/AJIM-05-2018-0127
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution in terms of shares of scholarly book publications in the social sciences and humanities (SSH) in five European countries, i.e. Flanders (Belgium), Finland, Norway, Poland and Slovenia. In addition to aggregate results for the whole of the social sciences and the humanities, the authors focus on two well-established fields, namely, economics & business and history.