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Scientific Communication and the Dematerialization of Scholarship
(Released March 2007)

  by Douglas Brown  


Key Citations



Resources Websites


  1. About the Human Genome Project

  2. Center for History of Physics Newsletter

  3. Digital Shift or Digital Drift? Conceptualizing Transitions from Paper Media to Electronic Publishing and Digital Libraries in North American Universities

  4. Grid Computing Projects

  5. Grid Supercomputing: The Next Push

  6. History of Science Society

  7. The Information Age and the Printing Press: Looking Backward to See Ahead

  8. On Science, Scientific Method and Evolution Of Scientific Thought: A Philosophy Of Science Perspective Of Quasi-Experimentation

  9. The Royal Society

  10. Welcome to the world wide web virtual library for civil engineeering

  11. What is "The Grid"?

Websites taken from Proquest CSA's Web Resources Related to Natural Sciences and other databases.

Illustrations, Figures & Tables
  1. Stages of the selection process of journal papers and Internet pages

    Use of a systematic review to assist the development of Campylobacter control strategies in broilers
    Adkin, A.; Hartnett, E.; Jordan, L.; Newell, D.; Davison, H., Journal of Applied Microbiology, Vol. 100, No. 2, pp. 306-315. Jan Feb 2006.
  2. Access to online journals.

    Internet access, awareness and utilization of web-based evidence: A survey of Australian, New Zealand and Singaporean radiation oncology registrars
    Wong, Karen; Veness, Michael J, Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 120-127. Dec 2005.
  3. The homepage of the Digital Urology Journal website.

    Internet resources for urologists
    Zoumpos, Ioannis; Hatzimouratidis, Konstantinos; Katsikas, Vasileios, BJU International, Vol. 96, No. 8, pp. 1185-1191. Dec 2005.
  4. List of screened journals.

    Citation classics in anaesthesia and pain journals: a literature review in the era of the internet
    Terajima, K.; Aaneman, A., Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 655-663. Jul 2003.
  5. Editing sections with GRASS.

    From Habermas's communicative theory to practice on the internet
    Heng, Michael S. H.; de Moor, Aldo, Information Systems Journal, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 331-352. Oct 2003.
Illustrations, figures & tables taken from Proquest CSA's Illustrata

  1. Harnad, Stevan
    Professor, Electronics and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics, University of Southampton

  2. Cronin, Blaise
    Dean, Rudy Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University Bloomington
    Scholarly communication, citation analysis, informetrics, strategic intelligence

  3. Lagoze, Carl
    Senior Research Associate, Cornell Information Science, College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University
    Digital libraries concentrating on metadata, infrastructure and interoperability, and object models

  4. Odlyzko, Andrew
    Professor, Department of Mathematics, Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
    computational complexity, cryptography, number theory, combinatorics, coding theory, analysis, probability theory, ecommerce, and economics of data neworks

  5. Burk, Dan L.
    Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly Professor, Law School, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
    The issues surrounding ownership of electronic course materials. In particular, the article focuses on the allocation of copyright ownership in electronic course materials as between faculty . . . Usage of the global Internet computer network is rising exponentially. Not surprisingly, attempts at governmental regulation are not far behind. The potential negative effects of recent state legislation on the growth and productivity of the Internet are at the very least alarming.

List of scholars taken from Proquest CSA's Community of Scholars