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केंद्रीय पुस्तकालय, भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान दिल्ली

Scholarly communication

By: Anderson, RickPublication details: New York: Oxford University Press, 2018Description: xiv, 280pISBN: 9780190639457Subject(s): Scholarly publishing | Metrics | Google Books | Academic writing | Open accessUDC classification: 655.1:001.9 Summary: This book offers an accessible overview of the current landscape, examining the state of affairs in the worlds of journal and book publishing, copyright law, emerging access models, digital archiving, university presses, metadata, and much more. Anderson discusses many of the problems that arise due to conflicts between the various values and interests at play within these systems: values that include the public good, academic freedom, the advancement of science, and the efficient use of limited resources. The implications of these issues extend far beyond academia. This book organized in an easy-to-use question-and-answer format, this book provides a lively and helpful summary of some of the most important issues and developments in the world of scholarly communication -- a world that affects our everyday lives far more than we may realize.
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General 655.1:001.9 AND-S (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 28/06/2024 178816

Includes bibliography and index (p. 263-280)

This book offers an accessible overview of the current landscape, examining the state of affairs in the worlds of journal and book publishing, copyright law, emerging access models, digital archiving, university presses, metadata, and much more. Anderson discusses many of the problems that arise due to conflicts between the various values and interests at play within these systems: values that include the public good, academic freedom, the advancement of science, and the efficient use of limited resources. The implications of these issues extend far beyond academia. This book organized in an easy-to-use question-and-answer format, this book provides a lively and helpful summary of some of the most important issues and developments in the world of scholarly communication -- a world that affects our everyday lives far more than we may realize.

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