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A Prognosis for Continued Disarray in Electronic Scholarly Communication - Canadian Journal of Communications, Volume 22, Number 3/4,1997
by Gregory B. Newby

Activities scholars undertake to be viewed as productive and tenurable (publication in traditional media) are out of sync with the activities they must engage it to be well informed and well connected (participation in electronic communication forums). This work examines the challenges and provides a time line for the legitimization, codification, organization, and general maturation of electronic scholarly publishing. It is anticipated that the role of relatively unstructured, uncontrolled, and informal electronic scholarly communication will be of continued importance, yet will largely remain independent of efforts to create standards and protocols for electronic books, journals, and other transformed traditional media.

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Publication Type: Article / Chapter / Essay: 9 pages
Publisher: Canadian Journal of Communication (1997)
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Language: English
ISSN: 1499-6642

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