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Identify the main ways in which developments in scholarly communication are changing how research (any discipline) is disseminated. What are the implications for publishing, and for library and information services?

***Daniel Whittaker assesses the viability of scholarly publishing moving to a completely OA model. Daniel is on Twitter @DanW_TEE*** Introduction According to Anderson, the term Scholarly Communication is “an umbrella term which refers to the many different ways in which … Continue reading

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How has the rise in open access legal research impacted publishers and library and information services?

***Caroline Stafford looks at the impact of OA publishing on the legal profession. Caroline is on Twitter @carolinestaff96*** Introduction Open access (OA) has been a force for change in the dissemination of scholarly research. However, movement towards this form of … Continue reading

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The role of library and information services in navigating onlife and questions of identity

*** Melissa analyses the effects Web 2.0 has on an individual’s sense of identity in the context of Floridi’s ‘onlife’ whilst addressing how approaches to digital literacy can aid us navigate the hyper-historical society . Melissa is on Twitter @tequilab00kw0rm*** … Continue reading

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Bookish Identities: How the Online Reading Community Empowers the Self

***Leah Perry considers the intersections of identity and authorship in the context of infosphere by drawing on examples of online reading communities. Leah is on Twitter @leahplis*** Introduction The pervasiveness and increasing usage of digital technologies and information communication technologies … Continue reading

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Scholarly Communication in the Health Sciences: the Covid-19 Pandemic is Pushing the Move towards Timely, Transparent and Open Communication.

*** Batul Alsaraji looks at the problems associated with an infodemic of Covid-19 related material and considers how scholarly communication in the health sciences can provide better information to the public. Batul is on Twitter @B_Alsaraji*** Introduction Recent developments in … Continue reading

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