Diminishing Print vs. Rising Electronic Publishing: The Case of Lithuania

  • Gintare Gudaityte
  • Vida Melninkaite
  • Daiva Vitkute-Adzgauskiene
  • Vladislav V. Fomin
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 353)


In this work we undertake an interpretative case study to analyze the periodicals market in Lithuania. Specifically, we are exploring the possible reasons for the diminishing supply of and demand for traditional print press and whether or not electronic publishing can fill in the growing gap. In this work we use data collected through Internet based survey and interviews with publishing industry players to draw conclusions on the current and future trends in the e-publishing domain in Lithuania.


publishing electronic publishing interpretative case study consumer perspective business perspective e-Society knowledge society 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gintare Gudaityte
    • 1
  • Vida Melninkaite
    • 1
  • Daiva Vitkute-Adzgauskiene
    • 1
  • Vladislav V. Fomin
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsVytautas Magnus UniversityKaunasLithuania

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