Published Nov 10, 2021

Sandro Serpa  

Carlos Miguel Ferreira

Ana Isabel da Silva Santos

Xiaoqiao Cheng

Alan C.K. Cheung

Longjun Zhou

Maria José Sá

Marta Pellegrini

Fuzhou Wang


The academic publication takes on an increasingly relevant place to shape, on the one hand, the scholar’s prestige, and on the other, the prestige of the institution to which he or she is attached. In addition, academic publishing is vital for the development of scientific knowledge and the contribution to the community. This paper analyzes several dimensions that may be central to academic publishing in the near future. To this end, in methodological terms, a qualitative approach was favored, namely through the documentary analysis of scientific writings that analyze this topic. The results of this analysis reveal that this is a process in constant and accelerated development, but there will have to be criteria and processes for selecting what is scientifically relevant from what is called “noise” in scientific publishing. Increasing quality will have to be a fundamental element in this process.



Academic publication, Scholarly publication, Scientific publication

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How to Cite
Serpa, S., Ferreira, C. M., Silva Santos, A. I. da, Cheng, X., Cheung, A. C., Zhou, L., José Sá, M., Pellegrini, M., & Wang, F. (2021). Future of Scholarly Publishing: A Perspective. Science Insights, 39(3), 353–360. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.21.re239