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    Discussion: Newspapers and book publishers should convert to electronic publishing over paper publishing as their primary product.

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    Marriage of electronics with publishing is not a recent development; it had previously been mutually beneficial. Computers were used to desktop publish newsletters and magazines, but in the end they arrived on paper. Computers were used to search lists of paper documents, but eventually a physical document arrived in the searcher's hands. No one wanted to read things on computers. Besides the low-quality monitors, people wanted to be able to read on planes, in hotels, in waiting rooms, on trains - and at the time there did not exist inexpensive portable computers. The electronic publishing has only become possible in recent years due to rapid advances in information technology. Many journals in the sciences and in other branches of knowledge are now published regularly and sometimes exclusively on-line, on the World Wide Web. This publishing medium challenges ...

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    "Conventional print journals must decide whether to go online or not. At this point in time, the mass availability of journals on the Internet simply dictates that such a step is inevitable for all journals. Editorial boards and publishers must then decide whether to..."

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