From Publishing to Knowledge Networks: Reinventing Online Knowledge Infrastructures / Edition 1

From Publishing to Knowledge Networks: Reinventing Online Knowledge Infrastructures / Edition 1

by Alexander Hars
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540012508

ISBN-13: 9783540012504

Pub. Date: 06/24/2003

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Today’s publishing infrastructure is rapidly changing. As electronic journals, digital libraries, collaboratories, logic servers, and other knowledge infrastructures emerge on the internet, the key aspects of this transformation need to be identified. Here, the author details the implications that this transformation is having on the creation, dissemination

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Overview

Today’s publishing infrastructure is rapidly changing. As electronic journals, digital libraries, collaboratories, logic servers, and other knowledge infrastructures emerge on the internet, the key aspects of this transformation need to be identified. Here, the author details the implications that this transformation is having on the creation, dissemination and organization of academic knowledge. The author shows that many established publishing principles need to be given up in order to facilitate this transformation. The text provides valuable insights for knowledge managers, designers of internet-based knowledge infrastructures, and professionals in the publishing industry. Researchers will find the scenarios and implications for research processes stimulating and thought-provoking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540012504
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
06/24/2003
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
211
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Leveraging information technology for science.- Characteristics of scientific knowledge infrastructures.- Structure of scientific knowledge.- Implications.

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