Enter the dragon: China and global academic publishing

Hyland, Ken (2023) Enter the dragon: China and global academic publishing. Learned Publishing, 36 (3). pp. 394-403. ISSN 0953-1513

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One of the most dramatic changes in global publishing in the last decade has been the emergence of China. China now has more researchers than the United States, outspends the United States and European Union in research and publishes more scientific papers each year than any other nation in the world. The quality of these papers is also increasing, with more appearing in top-ranked journals and gaining more citations overall. Despite this success, China has gained an unenviable reputation for research misconduct and geopolitical issues threaten its continuation. Given the impact of China's growing presence on editors, publishers and non-Chinese authors seeking to publish in the same journals, it is important to understand the reasons, directions and outcomes of these changes, their effect on Chinese scholars and local Chinese journals, and where they might be leading. In this review paper I explore the rise of Chinese scholarship, its influence on global publishing and on Chinese scholars, and how the Chinese government is responding to its new role in global academic publishing.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: chinese journals,chinese publishing,research integrity,communication,library and information sciences ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3315
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education and Lifelong Learning
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Language in Education
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Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2023 15:30
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 10:00
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/91731
DOI: 10.1002/leap.1545

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