The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) is an independent organization that promotes communication, understanding, and sharing of ideas among all members of the serials information community.
The evolution of the digital age has led to significant developments within the publishing industry. We have seen new products, metrics and business models impact on scholarly content. But what other changes should take place? Palgrave Macmillan has undertaken a number of surveys to explore publishing consumption behaviours of the market. In examining the survey results, we started to question the traditional - from the dominance of the widely-accepted formats of articles and monographs, to interdisciplinary research, publication times, pricing flexibility, and beyond. This presentation will discuss these issues in detail, looking at the different elements that make up the publishing landscape. It will ask what else we could and should be changing, and encourage the conference delegates and all stakeholders to work collaboratively in breaking more of the boundaries of publishing and scholarly research together.