NEWS BRIEFS: Conflict Between Journal Editorial Board and Publisher Highlights Ongoing Issues in Academic Publishing

From The Design Research Society:Design Studies publishes around 35 papers per year (and Elsevier, the publisher) seeks a goal of 250 papers published in 2023.” This is a sevenfold increase in the number of publications and would represent an acceptance rate of 40% and subsequently a huge drop in quality.” Read the full Editorial Board response here. (contributed by Adrian Lenardic, Rice University)

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