'Scholarly communication' is a term used to include all or part of the academic processes involved in publishing or otherwise sharing knowledge. Some of the current conversations within scholarly communication include:
- Changes in journal publishing models.
- How should blogging and other new forms of communication be valued in academia?
- Making data accessible to and usable by all.
- Copyright and its application to digital content in academic settings.
- Authors want to retain more of their copyrights, or transfer some to their institution.
- The digital humanities and how it will change humanities research.
- Changes to the journal article as the container of choice for information.
- Open textbooks.