Scholarly Communication in the PHD Comics

For those who are involved with the scholarly publication process, here is a comic that discusses the publication process (from the publisher’s perspective): scientists give their work to publishers for free, scientists review the work for free, and publishers bundle the reviewed articles & sell it back to scientists for a profit because scientists want to be published.

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About repplinger

John has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 2002. He is the liaison to the Science Departments, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences. His research interests range over the entire spectrum of libraries and information sciences, but includes: - Google and its influence on information & society - The Internet's influence on information seeking & sharing behaviors - Trends of scholarly communication - Electronic learning environments - Traditional pedagogy - GIS use in academic libraries

Posted on July 20, 2009, in Art, Scholarly Commun., Unshelved and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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