Technology has changed the way scholarly research is conducted and in some ways, the process has become easier and more accessible. How does this affect the rigor? Will open access be THE game changer?
Heather Joseph, executive director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), an association of research and academic libraries, gave the keynote talk, outlining the main issues digital ...
We're particularly appreciative of our development partners who are working with us to chip away at the problems hindering research efficiency today. One problem is sifting through the volume of search results to find the most ...
Those who do not enjoy (or succeed) in the high-pressure publish-or-perish environments of research universities gravitate to institutions with less pressure to publish and the reverse is true as well.
It is still with us, and has a huge effect in the world, even in the face of the changes wrought by technologies like printing presses, motion pictures, radio, air travel, medical care, and the Internet.
social science research is to achieve academic impact by advancing your discipline, and (where possible) by having some positive influence also on external audiences – in business, government, the media, civil society or public debate.
Program handouts for the Educational Technology Journals workshop shared by the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at Northern Illinois University (List of Educational Technology Journals.
Undoubtedly, open access is one of the best tools used to ensure the broad dissemination of scholarship: SUP's top-downloaded book Let sleeping dogs lie? has had over 11500 downloads since its release in October 2010.
Such margins (37%, up from 36% in 2010) are possible because the journals' content is largely provided free by researchers, and the academics who peer-review their papers are usually unpaid volunteers.
Then a colleague introduced him to Academia.edu, one of a growing number of networking sites designed specifically for scholars. [snip] The profile he set up .... Social Awareness Tools For Science Research.
ResearchBlogging.org aggregates posts based on peer-reviewed research and allows bloggers to cite their sources in a scholarly manner. We studied the bloggers, blog posts and ... of Blogging as Scholarly Activity.