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2014 | 24 | 1 | 40-47
Article title

Academic publishing and interdisciplinarity: Finnish experiences

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This essay discusses some current challenges in academic publishing and interdisciplinarity, including interdisciplinary publishing, by referring to some recent experiences in the Finnish academic community. In particular, the recent “Publication Forum” exercise, organized in Finland by the Finnish Federation of Learned Societies, is briefly analyzed. Journal rankings play important roles but may also be used in problematic ways. Interdisciplinary research programs and institutes also need to consider their own challenges in contemporary academia.
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24
Issue
1
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40-47
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published
2014-01-01
online
2013-12-27
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Publication order reference
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_s13374-014-0204-2
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