JOURNAL OF ECONOMY CULTURE AND SOCIETY, ss.163-183, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)
Journals as means of the production of academic knowledge are the platforms where academics share their work with readers. The journals today with the impact of technology are published online. The publications of electronic journals attract attention in the transformation of the production of information.They have provided diversity as an alternative to few published journals. Undoubtedly, the pressure of publication on academics has significant impact on this transformation. The increase of electronic journal publishing has increased the number of publications as well as contributing to diversification of the production of knowledge. It should be emphasized that worldwide transformations are also among the conditions entailing this type of publishing. Moreover, it is seen that journal publishing integrated to national or international congresses is one of the rising trends. The aim is to seek response to the question what academic information is by discussing advantages and disadvantages emerging with the changing system. Another significant research question is to discuss future concept of journals keeping negative and positive sides of electronic journal publications, and in the next step it is to make what information production processes will transform into questionable.