The article aims to explore the changes taking place over time in the scholarly communication process.
With the help of available literature, the traditional scholarly communication process is compared and contrasted with the open access driven scholarly communication process/model.
It has been observed that the Web 2.0 has affected the way knowledge is created and disseminated. New avenues of the peer review process are taking place, which is an integral part of the scholarly communication process. The article ends with some thoughts on the future of scholarly communication and the challenges ahead.
The present paper attempts to summarize the scholarly communication process from two different perspectives, i.e. traditional and open access driven.
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