Item description for From Publishing to Knowledge Networks: Reinventing Online Knowledge Infrastructures by Alexander Hars...
Today's publishing infrastructure is rapidly changing. As electronic journals, digital libraries, collaboratories, logic servers, and other knowledge infrastructures emerge on the internet, the key aspects of this transformation need to be identified. Knowledge is becoming increasingly dynamic and integrated. Instead of writing self-contained articles, authors are turning to the new practice of embedding their findings into dynamic networks of knowledge.
The author details the implicationsof this transformationon the creation, dissemination and organization ofscientific knowledge.He shows thatseveral established publishing principles need to be given upduring this transformation.
The text provides valuable insights for knowledge managers, designers of internet-based knowledge infrastructures, and professionals in the publishing industry. Researchers will find the scenarios and implications for research processes stimulating and thought-provoking.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Aug 13, 2003
ISBN 3540012508 ISBN13 9783540012504