Archives par mot-clé : Scholarly Communication

Science 2.0 Repositories: Time for a Change in Scholarly Communication

« Information and communication technology (ICT) advances in research infrastructures are continuously changing the way research and scientific communication are performed. Scientists, funders, and organizations are moving the paradigm of « research publishing » well beyond traditional articles. The aim is to pursue … Continuer la lecture

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Scholarly Context Not Found: One in Five Articles Suffers from Reference Rot

« The emergence of the web has fundamentally affected most aspects of information communication, including scholarly communication. The immediacy that characterizes publishing information to the web, as well as accessing it, allows for a dramatic increase in the speed of dissemination … Continuer la lecture

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‘Total cost of ownership’ of scholarly communication: managing subscription and APC payments together

« Managing subscription journals and open access charges together has created challenges which may in part be dealt with by offsetting the two revenue streams against each other. In order to do this, it is necessary to have reliable financial data … Continuer la lecture

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The Scholarly Communications Needs of Faculty: An Evidence-Based Foundation for the Development of Library Services

« Objectives – This exploratory research seeks to broadly understand the publishing behaviours and attitudes of faculty, across all disciplines, at the University of Saskatchewan in response to the growing significance of open access publishing and archiving. The objective for seeking … Continuer la lecture

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Scholarly communication, scholarly publishing and university libraries. Plus ca change ?

« The scholarly communication and research evaluation landscape is locked into historical paradigms which inadequately reflect the opportunities of the digital era. Why hasn’t the Internet disrupted the practices and the economics of scholarly publishing? The article traces how university library … Continuer la lecture

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Process as Product: Scholarly Communication Experiments in the Digital Humanities

« Scholarly communication outreach and education activities are proliferating in academic libraries. Simultaneously, digital humanists—a group that includes librarians and non-librarians based in libraries, as well as scholars and practitioners without library affiliation—have developed forms of scholarship that demand and introduce … Continuer la lecture

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Publish, not Perish: Supporting Graduate Students as Aspiring Authors

« BACKGROUND Students pursuing advanced degrees are increasingly expected to contribute to their discipline’s scholarly discourse during their tenure in graduate school. However, they are often unsure of how or where to begin the publishing process, and do not always feel … Continuer la lecture

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Seeking Impact and Visibility: Scholarly Communication in Southern Africa

« African scholarly research is relatively invisible for three primary reasons: While research production on the continent is growing in absolute terms, it is falling in comparative terms (especially as other Southern countries such as China ramp up research production), reducing … Continuer la lecture

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Trust and Authority in Scholarly Communications in the…

Trust and Authority in Scholarly Communications in the Light of the Digital Transition: setting the scene for a major study : « The paper provides the results of the first phase of the research project Trust and Authority in Scholarly Communications … Continuer la lecture

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Scholarly Communication at Canadian Research Libraries Conversations with…

Scholarly Communication at Canadian Research Libraries: Conversations with Librarians : « INTRODUCTION. The landscape of librarianship in relation to the practice of scholarly communication is evolving. The objectives of this study were to investigate: the scope of scholarly communication activities within … Continuer la lecture

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