Academic lists likely to be hardest hit by pandemic, new report finds

Academic lists likely to be hardest hit by pandemic, new report finds

A report by consultancy Maverick Publishing Specialists says academic presses will be hit hard by falls in university revenue, while trade firms also face challenges in moving to a more agile, digital business model. Among its recommendations, the report calls for trade associations to lead on co-ordinating cross-industry working groups, something which could be of particular benefit to smaller presses.

The research was carried out by Maverick in May and June, supported by the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) and the Publishers Association. It  included 18 i...

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