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dc.contributor.authorKostagiolas, Petrosen
dc.contributor.authorStrzelecki, Arturen
dc.contributor.authorBanou, Christinaen
dc.contributor.authorLavranos, Charilaosen
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dc.description.abstractPurpose The purpose of this paper is to discuss Google visibility of five large STM publishers (Elsevier, Emerald Publishing, Springer, Taylor & Francis and John Wiley & Sons) with the aim to focus on and investigate various upcoming current issues and challenges of the publishing industry regarding discoverability, promotion strategies, competition, information-seeking behavior and the impact of new information technologies on scholarly information. Design/methodology/approach The study is based on data retrieved through two commercial online tools specialized in retrieving and saving the data of the domain's visibility in search engines: SEMrush (“SEMrush – Online Visibility Management Platform”) and Ahrefs (“Ahrefs – SEO Tools & Resources To Grow Your Search Traffic”). All data gathering took place between April 15 and the May 29, 2019. Findings The study exhibits the significance of Google visibility in the STM publishing industry taking into consideration current issues and challenges of the publishing activity. Originality/value This is a “new” trend, certainly of great significance in the publishing industry. The research is conducted in this paper and the theoretical background will be offered to the study of this issue.en
dc.sourceEmerald insighten
dc.titleThe impact of Google on discovering scholarly information: managing STM publishers’ visibility in Googleen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermSearch engine optimizationen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermPromotion strategiesen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermSearch engine resultsen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermSearch visibilityen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermSTM publishersen
dc.subject.JITAΠηγές πληροφορησης, υποστήριξη, δίαυλοιel_GR
dc.subject.JITAInformation sources, supports, channelsen

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