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Volume 23, No. 1


On Arabic Justification

Titus Nemeth


This paper discusses the evolving methods of Arabic text justification, and reflects on their interpretation in typography.

This article examines university presses as textbook publishers, and the role they might play in supporting open textbooks.

This article focuses on how a born-audio serial format shapes narrative content and usage, and to what extent it promotes user loyalty.

In this study, a number of Open Source journal management systems were reviewed to determine their maturity and robustness.

Volume 22, No. 1


Digits: Two Reports on New Units of Scholarly Publication

Matt Burton, Matthew J. Lavin, Jessica Otis, Scott B. Weingart


For this article, the Digits team convened around the question of how we might share, preserve, and legitimize scholarship freed from the affordances of print.

A statistical analysis of usage data for open-access ebooks from two different publishers and from a free ebook distribution platform.

This study estimates the article processing charges for 509 medical open access journals using a sample selection model to examine the determinants of the charges.

This article studies the determining factors when choosing a format for reading, and how e-books and physical books compare to each other.

The Cornwall a-book: An Augmented Travel Guide Using Next Generation Paper

David M. Frohlich, Emily Corrigan-Kavanagh, Mirek Bober, Haiyue Yuan, Radu Sporea, Brice Le Borgne, Caroline Scarles, George Revill, Jan van Duppen, Alan W. Brown, and Megan Beynon


This paper introduces a new method of reading through the use of an augmented book (‘a-book’).