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Pkp 2009 Critical Mass Is Critical 2009

  1. 1. Gregg_Gordon@SSRN.com SSRN President & CEO
  2. 2. Gregg Gordon SSRN President & CEO Gregg_Gordon@SSRN.Com
  3. 3. Gregg_Gordon@SSRN.com SSRNblog.com twitter.com/SSRN
  4. 4. What is Critical Mass? - minimum amount of something required to start or maintain a venture - minimum mass of fissonable material that can sustain a chain reaction
  5. 5. Scarcity is no longer an issue.
  6. 6. There is a growing abundance of scholarship.
  7. 7. e als ar ars ly journ 0+ ye sc holar every 2 do ubling There is a growing abundance of scholarship.
  8. 8. e als ar ars ly journ 0+ ye sc holar every 2 do ubling There is a growing abundance of scholarship.
  9. 9. Access to earlier stage research increases the relevant research.
  10. 10. Access to earlier stage research increases the relevant research. IDEA
  11. 11. Access to earlier stage research increases the relevant research. IDEA DRAFT
  12. 12. Access to earlier stage research increases the relevant research. IDEA DRAFT FINAL
  13. 13. Interdisciplinary classifications increase your relevant research. Average # eJournal Classifications YEAR in SSRN MyBriefcases 2004 1.85 2005 2.04 2006 2.38 2007 2.54 2008 4.25
  14. 14. Do you have a Ptolemaic worldview? http://www.sciencemusings.com/blog/ uploaded_images/Ptolemy3-737466.jpg
  15. 15. Traditional publishing models slow innovation.
  16. 16. “A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it” Max Planck
  17. 17. Free as in a FREE PUPPY
  18. 18. C+C=C
  19. 19. Connections and Conversations create powerful Communities.
  20. 20. What community are you building?
  21. 21. What community are you building?
  22. 22. Significant community growth
  23. 23. OJS Journals by Continent Asia 150 Oceania 201 Africa 340 N America 833 Europe 567 S America 877
  24. 24. image created with http://www.wordle.net
  25. 25. Powerful communities create powerful economies of scale
  26. 26. Reaching Critical Mass
  27. 27. Gregg_Gordon@SSRN.com SSRNblog.com twitter.com/SSRN

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