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Scholarly Communication for Librarians
1st Edition - June 30, 2009
Author: Heather Morrison
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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… Read more
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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
Practitioners and students of Library and Information Science
Scholarship and scholarly communication; Scholarly journals; Publishing: The scholarly mission, and the multi-billion-dollar industry; Libraries and librarians; Authors’ rights and intellectual property; Open access; The economics of scholarly communications in transition; Emerging trends and formats; Summary and conclusions.
No. of pages: 264
Published: June 30, 2009
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Hardback ISBN: 9781843344896
Paperback ISBN: 9781843344889
eBook ISBN: 9781780632193
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, http://poeticeconomics.blogspot.com