The History of Scholarly Publishing




academic publications, academics, business, education, history, knowledge, Open Access, Open Data, Open Science, publishing, scholarly publishing, science, Tromsø, UiT, vitenskap


In this episode, we talk about the history of scholarly publishing and relates it to today's Open Science debate. Historian, philologist and senior academic librarian, Per Pippin Aspaas, takes us through some historical development of scholarly publishing and his views on Open Science. The host of this episode is Erik Lieungh.

This episode was first published 31 January 2019.

Author Biographies

Per Pippin Aspaas, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Per Pippin Aspaas is the Head of Publishing and Research Support at the University Library at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. He is also teaching primarily in Open Access and literature search.

Erik Lieungh, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Erik Lieungh is a digital adviser at the University Library and the host and editor of Open Science Talk.



How to Cite

Aspaas, P. P., & Lieungh, E. (2020). The History of Scholarly Publishing. Open Science Talk, (13).