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    Wikis in scholarly publishing

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    Scientific research is a process concerned with the creation, collective accumulation, contextualization, updating and maintenance of knowledge. Wikis provide an environment that allows to collectively accumulate, contextualize, update and maintain knowledge in a coherent and transparent fashion. Here, we examine the potential of wikis as platforms for scholarly publishing. In the hope to stimulate further discussion, the article itself was drafted on "Species-ID":http://species-id.net/w/index.php?title=Wikis_in_scholarly_publishing&oldid=3815 - a wiki that hosts a prototype for wiki-based scholarly publishing - where it can be updated, expanded or otherwise improved

    Report and Recommendations From the Scholarly Publishing Roundtable

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    Report and Recommendations From the Scholarly Publishing Roundtable, January 201

    Essentials of Scholarly Publishing

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    Open Scholarly Publishing Plugin

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    Presentation reflecting author\u27s sabbatical project, which reviewed the need for and developed a plugin to allow institutions to convert WordPress into an institutional repository

    The Scholarly Publishing Crisis

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    Learn about the recent global history of scholarly publishing and its affects on the UNH Libraries. Open Access publishing offers one possible solution to the budget pressures we face

    Scholarly Publishers and Scholarly Publishing in an Electronic World

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    Argues that the present publishing model is not infinitely sustainable in the emerging electronic environment. Publishers are seen as protectionist and displaying the classic Luddite approach to fundamental revolutions by erecting barriers against innovators and are then a hindrance to scholarly communication. While there is little doubt that publishers can and do add value to the scholarly communication process, it may be that a quite different breed of publishers will emerge

    APPLICATION OF ELECTRONIC SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING IN DIGITAL AGE: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES

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    The significant technological infrastructure which are now beginning to offer services to prestigious large and smaller publishers, including some of the more trade-minded university presses on online and electronic means. Scholarship Online has demonstrated to the university press community that a large aggregation of quality monograph content, optimized for online scholarly use, generates strong usage and holds sufficient appeal to librarians to support a profitable business. Therefore, this paper highlighted general introduction f electronic scholarly publishing, from digital books to digital publishing, potential benefit of electronic scholarly publishing, ebook/electronic publishing as the future of scholarly communications system, open access and electronic scholarly commutation in Nigeria, the role of library in electronic scholarly publishing, archiving and preserving of electronic scholarly publishing, important of electronic scholarly publishing, and some of the challenges of electronic scholarly publishing in Nigeria. Recommendations for functional adoption of electronic scholarly publishing in Nigeria have also been give

    APPLICATION OF ELECTRONIC SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING IN DIGITAL AGE: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES

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    The significant technological infrastructure which are now beginning to offer services to prestigious large and smaller publishers, including some of the more trade-minded university presses on online and electronic means. Scholarship Online has demonstrated to the university press community that a large aggregation of quality monograph content, optimized for online scholarly use, generates strong usage and holds sufficient appeal to librarians to support a profitable business. Therefore, this paper highlighted general introduction f electronic scholarly publishing, from digital books to digital publishing, potential benefit of electronic scholarly publishing, ebook/electronic publishing as the future of scholarly communications system, open access and electronic scholarly commutation in Nigeria, the role of library in electronic scholarly publishing, archiving and preserving of electronic scholarly publishing, important of electronic scholarly publishing, and some of the challenges of electronic scholarly publishing in Nigeria. Recommendations for functional adoption of electronic scholarly publishing in Nigeria have also been give

    Digital Objecthood and Scholarly Publishing

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    Doueihi's paper given November 8, 2008, at the Forum on Academic Publishing in the Humanities
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