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Cyberscience : research in the age of the internet

Author: Michael Nentwich
Publisher: Vienna : Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2003.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Nentwich
ISBN: 3700131887 9783700131885
OCLC Number: 867934251
Description: 1 electronic resource (xxii, 490, 79 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1: METHODS AND THEORY --
0. Project outline and background --
The status quo of research on cyberscience --
Various research streams pertinent for the study of cyberscience --
STS and cyberscience --
TA and cyberscience --
Innovative aspects of the project, aims and methodology --
Outline of the empirical research --
The selection of disciplines --
The Internet enquiry --
The interviews --
Practical tests of E-tools --
Outline of the book --
1. Conceptual framework: definitions and a model --
What is cyberscience? --
Cyberscience as an encompassing phenomenon --
Modelling ICT impact on academia --
The basic model --
Scholarly communication and its dimensions --
The diffusion of ICT in the scholarly communication system --
Impact assessment --
The complete model. Part 2: TECHNOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES AND STATUS QUO. g2. Cyberscience: the new tools --
the new working environment --
Basics --
Computers: stand-alone and networked --
Internet and WWW --
Machine-to-machine communication --
Distributed computing --
Semi-autonomous information retrieval --
People-to-machine communication --
Screen technology --
Interactive electronic reading devices --
Telework and ubiquitous computing --
Databases: digital libraries, archives et al. --
Web search-engines and directories --
Web forms --
Remote control et al. --
Speech recognition --
People-to-people communication --
E-mail --
E-lists --
Homepages et al. --
Academic E-publishing --
E-conferencing --
Content management systems --
Groupware --
E-teaching tools --
Translation tools on the web --
Archiving --
Outlook --
3. Cyber-sciences --
cyber-humanities --
cyber-social-sciences. (Sub- )disciplinary case studies --
Humanities and cultural studies --
Social sciences --
Natural sciences and applied/engineering sciences --
"Formal" sciences --
Cross-disciplinary comparison: the status quo --
E-mail as standard communication channel --
E-journals fighting for recognition --
The early days of hyper/multimedia applications --
E-conferencing only in exceptional cases --
Importance of E-lists varies --
E-(pre- )print servers established in some fields --
Disciplinary databases as a standard tool --
Digital libraries spreading --
Groupware not yet well-known --
Growing number of virtual institutes and extended research groups --
Synopsis: how "cyber" is academia today? --
Explaining the differences: a few hypotheses under scrutiny --
General co-ordinates of disciplines --
Functional explanations --
Economic factors --
The disciplinary culture --
Agency. Part 3: IMPACT ASSESSMENT. 4. Cyberscience and the spatial dimension --
Elements of a new spatial layout of academia --
Key issues on the path to the new spatial layout of academia --
On the suitability of E-mail for academic communication --
Prospects of virtual seminars and conferences --
Can multimedia eventually replace face-to-face? --
Informal research activities: the importance of the "Café" --
Establishing virtual contacts --
Impact assessment of the new spatiality --
Distant collaboration --
Enhanced efficiency --
Written culture --
Academic infrastructure in the future --
The virtual re-constitution of scientific communities --
On balance: De-materialisation of research? --
5. Cyberscience and the distribution of roles in academia --
Scholars: new skills, new roles --
Researchers as teachers --
From librarian to cybrarian. Information brokering, consultancy, information management --
Role dynamics in the publishing sector --
The age of outsourcing --
Slow re-definition of institutional roles --
The changing role of academic computer departments --
Democratisation? Status and hierarchy in cyberscience --
The case in favour of democratisation --
The Matthew effect in contrast to democratisation --
Empirical evidence and conclusions --
Conclusions: the new distribution of roles in the age of cyberscience --
6. Cyberscience and knowledge representation --
Knowledge representation today --
Cyberscience developments --
Digitisation --
Multimedia --
hypermedia --
new forms of visualisation --
Hypertext --
From text to knowledge base --
one plus five scenarios --
Scenario 1: "Layered" E-publications --
Scenario 2: Field-wide thematic "hyperbases" --
Scenario 3: Open disciplinary "hyperdiscussions." Scenario 4: "Hyperbooks" --
Scenario 5: Consolidated knowledge bases --
Impact assessment of cyber-knowledge representation --
Changing character and type of texts --
Effects on authors --
Readability of digital media --
Enhanced communication? --
On balance --
Analysis of factors influencing the development --
Technical and functional factors --
Institutional factors --
Agency --
The likelihood of the scenarios --
7. Cyberscience and publishing --
The status quo: P-publishing, E-publishing and hybrid forms --
The increase of academic publishing, its reasons and its consequences --
E-publishing today --
What is new about E-publishing? --
Speeding up publishing and dissemination --
Advantages for searching --
New modes of distribution and enhanced reach --
New forms of academic publishing --
Quoting E-publications --
The end of scholarly publications on paper? The future of print publications and their digital alternatives --
Discussion --
The P-to-E scenario matrix --
Expectations within the academic community --
Archiving scholarly E-publications --
What is to be archived? --
Responsibility --
Assessment and outlook. 8. Cyberscience, quality control and crediting academic output --
The traditional quality control system --
Quality criteria and prestige --
Traditional quality control systems --
Cyberscience developments and opportunities --
New forms of ex ante quality control --
New forms of ex post quality control --
Quality labelling, selective databases, levelled archives and the "control zone" --
Miscellaneous new aspects --
Outlook --
The path to a cyberscience certification system --
Does E-publishing lead to less quality? Re-establishing and reforming peer-review --
Implementation issues --
Academic credentials for online publications --
Publication record and E-publications --
Credentials for new forms of cyber-scholarliness --
9. Cyberscience: economic and legal aspects --
Economics of E-publishing --
Cost comparisons between E- and P-publishing --
Charging mechanisms for E-publications --
(Re- )De-commodification of academic publishing? --
Legal aspects of academic cyber-publishing --
Intellectual property law --
Academic providers: link setting, liability and data protection --
Legal rules for archiving E-publications --
10. Cyberscience and the content of research --
Introductory remarks --
Effects due to changes in methodology --
Outcomes, otherwise impossible --
Initial input changes --
Impact on choice of topic --
Creative potential of the new media. Favouring inter- and transdisciplinarity --
Effects due to changes in work modes --
Collaboration effects --
Time effects --
Effects due to representational changes --
The shadow of the format --
Standardisation --
Preliminarity --
Transparency --
Connectivity/interconnectedness --
Does ICT influence thinking and analysis? --
Part 4: CONCLUSIONS. g11. Cyberscience and politics --
The politics of cyberscience: arenas, actors and issues --
Salient policy issues --
Cyberscience infrastructure and access --
E-publishing environment --
Information management --
Policy recommendations --
12. Overall conclusions --
The cyberscience scenario(s) --
Meta-level conclusions --
Coda --
ANNEXES --
Data-sets --
Interviewees --
Interview questionnaire and guide --
Note to the interviewees in advance of the interview --
Definitions of key conceptual terms (glossary) --
Cyberlinks database: linear, static transcript.
Other Titles: Research in the age of the internet
Responsibility: Michael Nentwich.

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