The scholarly publishing industry in China: overview and opportunities

  title={The scholarly publishing industry in China: overview and opportunities},
  author={Jie Xu and Matthias Wahls},
  journal={Learned Publishing},
The rapid growth of government investment in scientific research in China over past decades has also caused the scholarly publishing industry to go through great changes. Nevertheless, there is a big gap between the state of China's scholarly publishing industry and the current demands of international scientific communication. Globalization and digitization developments are currently widening this gap. Based on desk research, face‐to‐face interviews, observations, and experience, we identify… 
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  • Education
    Learn. Publ.
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  • Chinese
A funding providing financial support to the translation and exporting of classic Chinese work
    Data from the website of China Copyright Organization
    • Chinese
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        Data from a internal report of Elsevier named Ranking of Nations in Article and Citation Output
          The number of monograph titles divided by all titles