What next for Internet journals? Implications of the trend towards paid placement in search engines

Robin Henshaw

Abstract


Free online journals have long had a difficult time surviving on the Internet. One method of article discovery for these publications has been through the use of Internet search engines. Will these journals and other non-profit organizations be lost in the Internet's black hole with the advent of paid placement, inclusion, and submission?

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v6i9.884



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