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The internet revolution in the sciences and humanities

Author: Alan G Gross; Joseph E Harmon
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2016
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In The Internet Revolution in the Sciences and Humanities, Alan G. Gross and Joseph E. Harmon capture and analyze the work of a small army of innovative scholars and scientists, all of whom have  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan G Gross; Joseph E Harmon
ISBN: 9780190465933 019046593X 9780190465926 0190465921 9780190465940 0190465948
OCLC Number: 980906854
Description: 248 p. ill.
Contents: Table of ContentsAbout the Companion WebsiteChapter 1: The Internet and the Two Cultures Ideal TypesThe Scientific Culture and Scientist as Ideal TypeThe Humanistic Culture and Humanist as Ideal TypeThe Sciences and Humanities TransformedThe Book ItselfThe AudienceChapter 2: The Scientific Article: What's NewRevolution or Evolution?A Survey of the Web ArticleIncreasing AccessibilityThe Changing Nature of AuthorshipCoping with ComplexityIncreasing Inter- and Intra-textualityIncluding Reader Comments and Reader StatisticsEnhancing VisualizationInternet Visualization and the Science of ShapeBirth of a Science of ShapeThe Mathematical Visualization of ShapeScience of Shape and the InternetConclusionChapter 3: The Internet Humanities Essay: Seeing and Hearing AnewHistorians See AnewPhotographs as Historical EvidenceArt as Historical EvidenceReinterpreting the Civil War: The Role of VisualizationMeeting the Challenge of Urban History: A Multi-Media Los AngelesRe-imagining the Roman Forum: Vision as HypothesisMusicians See and Hear AnewFilm Scholars See AnewConclusionChapter 4: Archival Web Sites in the Humanities and SciencesWeb Sites That Provide Resources for ScholarshipWeb Sites That Store Data for Scientific ResearchWeb Sites That Store Scientific or Scholarly PapersWeb Sites That Create Knowledge Through Volunteer ParticipationWeb Sites That Codify Existing KnowledgeConclusionChapter 5: Evaluation before Publication: Opening up Peer ReviewThe Case for and against Peer ReviewArgument Theory and Peer ReviewTheory ApplicationOpen Internet Peer Review in the SciencesOpen Internet Peer Review in the HumanitiesPeer Sourcing: The Wave of the Future?Conclusion Chapter 6: Evaluation after Publication: Setting the Record StraightScience BlogsWhat Science Blogs RevealHow Science Blogs WorkHumanities Post-Peer ReviewPost-Publication Peer Review: The ArticlePost-Publication Peer Review: The BookConclusionChapter 7: Overcoming the Obstacles to Internet ExploitationThe OpportunitiesGated Access: The First ObstacleCurrent Tenure Rules: The Second ObstacleDigital Preservation: The Third ObstaclePatents and Copyright: The Fourth ObstacleFreedom of Information: The Fifth ObstacleA Path Forward
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