Scholarly Communication for Librarians

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Chandos, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 245 pages
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Reviews the current landscape of scholarly communications and publishing and potential futures, outlining key aspects of transition to best possible futures for libraries and librarians.

  • Explains complex concepts in a clear, concise manner
  • Designed to quickly bring the reader up to speed on scholarly communications
  • Written by a well-known international expert on scholarly communications and open access

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This book was very helpful for preparing a presentation on the topic. It covers all sorts of current issues of scholarly communication from publishing, intellectual property, open access, and more ... Read full review


The economics of scholarly communications
Scholarship and scholarly communication
Scholarly journals

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Heather Morrison is a Project Coordinator with BC Electronic Library Network and Adjunct Faculty with the University of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, where she has developed new courses on scholarly communications and open access. Heather is very well-known as an open access advocate; links to Heather's extensive publications and presentations in this area can be found from her scholarly blog, The Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics,

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