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The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
The Internet - A Scholarly Community?
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The Internet - A Scholarly Community?

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Presentation given at the 2007 Allen Press Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing™ Seminar

Presentation given at the 2007 Allen Press Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing™ Seminar

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  • 1. The Internet - A Scholarly Community? Richard Akerman April 12, 2007
  • 2. The Internet interprets lack of community as damage and routes around it - with apologies to John Gilmore 2
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  • 4. http://www.skepchick.org/calendar/ordersus.html 4
  • 5. http://flickr.com/photos/pfly/22882342/ 5
  • 6. Science to the People • Stardust@Home • NASA Clickworkers • Transitsearch • Systemic 6
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  • 8. A peer-reviewed journal provides not just a community of knowledge, but trusted, authoritative knowledge 8
  • 9. • Verification is a slow, static process • Participation is a rapid, dynamic process • As long as it is easier to participate than to verify, the flood of Internet “noise” will continue 9
  • 10. Peer Review Crowds? • Need sufficient numbers of people • Need a disinterested crowd 10
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  • 13. Three Challenges 1. How can your journal or press better connect with the community of interested academics, and with the public? 2. How can you promote the value of trusted information? 3. How can you enable the discovery of your own trusted content? 13
  • 14. Thank You • Richard dot Akerman at NRC dot CA • Supplementary bookmarks at http://www.connotea.org/user/scilib/tag/ap2007akerman • This presentation is in the Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ 14

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