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Discovering Scholarship on the Open Web: Communities and Methods

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dc.contributor.author Troyano, Joan Fragaszy
dc.contributor.other Wieringa, Jeri E.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-02T21:49:24Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-02T21:49:24Z
dc.date.issued 2013-04
dc.identifier.citation Joan Fragaszy Troyano, “Discovering Scholarship on the Open Web: Communities and Methods” (Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2013). en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1920/10078
dc.description.abstract Online publications that aggregate content from a wide variety of sources have become increasingly valuable to readers and publishers. The academy, however, is still unsure how to efficiently identify, collect, survey, evaluate, and redistribute the valuable scholarly writing published both formally and informally on the open web. Fortunately, some scholarly communities are developing methods to draw attention to upcoming work in their fields. This report outlines the current state of the aggregation, curation, evaluation, and distribution of scholarship on the open web. We describe the primary types of websites where open collections of scholarly work can be found, specifically repositories, aggregators, curated content, and forums for post-publication review. We suggest an eight-point rubric for analyzing similar sources of web-published scholarship. Finally, we offer an annotated bibliography of outlets for scholarly communication on the open web. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Alfred P. Sloan Foundation en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ *
dc.subject Scholarly communication en_US
dc.subject Academic publishing en_US
dc.subject Repositories en_US
dc.subject Research aggregators en_US
dc.title Discovering Scholarship on the Open Web: Communities and Methods en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.13021/G8W30Q


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