More Than Consumers: Students as Content Creators
Thinking of our students as future researchers offers libraries many reasons to support them as creators in the scholarly publishing world. The peer review process helps students better understand critical discourse. The submission and acceptance process helps them learn about their rights as creators. Their participation in the publishing process develops their presence in the academic world, giving them oh-so-important “street cred” as academics. Their participation may even help revolutionize the scholarly publishing landscape! Perhaps these future researchers will even break the monograph-journal binary in scholarly publishing.