What is it about?
Learn how to find out what readers of scholarly publications actually want to do with those publications on mobile devices, and how to get away from the limitations imposed by past ways of making information available.
Why is it important?
The article is now free for anyone to read, and its simple guidance is still relevant to publishers, many of whom could still do more to make the most of mobile.
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This page is a summary of: Getting mobile right: start with who and why, not what and how, Learned Publishing, October 2012, Wiley, DOI: 10.1087/20120403.
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Reality in motion - or, why is the article still dominant and what could we gain from deconstructing it? (slides)
Slidedeck from a talk on this topic at the 2012 ALPSP conference. Abstract: Despite the online “revolution”, the format of scholarly and professional publications has changed little in 400 years. If it ain’t broke, don’t ... but hang on: is it now “broke”? Authors and readers have changed – and seem increasingly to undervalue the role of publishers. How can publishers rebuild this relationship?
Reality in motion - or, why is the article still dominant and what could we gain from deconstructing it? (audio)
Recording of talk given at the 2012 ALPSP conference about the need for more innovation in publishing, touching on the role of mobile in doing a better job of conveying scholarly information to readers.
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