Davies Menefee:: Abstract: Current State of Scholarly Publishing: A Commercial Publisher's View

We find ourselves working and living in uncertain times and the same holds true for scholarly publishing these days. New players in the industry and a soft economy have added stress to the current system as well as to its workers. What challenges do publishers face these days and how are they managing? What does Elsevier see as its future in these tough times? These and other questions will the subject of this presentation.