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Author Gross, Alan G.,
Title The Internet revolution in the sciences and humanities / Alan G. Gross and Joseph E. Harmon.
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]

Author Gross, Alan G.,
Subject Internet publishing.
Scholarly electronic publishing.
Science publishing -- Technological innovations.
Humanities literature -- Publishing -- Technological innovation.
Science and the humanities.
Communication in science.
Communication in the humanities.
Internet in higher education.
Communication in learning and scholarship -- Technological innovations.
Alt Name Harmon, Joseph E.,
Description 1 online resource (xx, 248 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; The Internet Revolution inthe Sciences and Humanities; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Videos on Companion Website; About the Companion Website and Endnotes; Acknowledgments; 1. The Internet and the Two Cultures; Ideal Types; The Scientific Culture and Scientist as Ideal Type; The Humanistic Culture and Humanist as Ideal Type; The Sciences and Humanities Transformed; The Book Itself; The Audience; 2. The Internet Scientific Article:Reshaping Verbal and Visual Communication; Revolution or Evolution?; A Survey of the Web Article; Increasing Accessibility
The Changing Nature of AuthorshipCoping with Complexity; Increasing Inter-​ and Intra-​textuality; Including Reader Comments and Reader Statistics; Enhancing Visualization; Internet Visualization and the Science of Shape; Birth of a Science of Shape; The Mathematical Visualization of Shape; Science of Shape and the Internet; Conclusion; 3. Internet Humanities Essays and Books:Seeing and Hearing Anew; Internet Innovation and the Humanities Essay; Historians See Anew; Photographs as Historical Evidence; Art as Historical Evidence; Reinterpreting the Civil War:The Role of Visualization
Meeting the Challenge of Urban History:AMultimedia Los AngelesReimagining the Roman Forum:Vision as Hypothesis; Musicians See and Hear Anew; Film Scholars See Anew; Conclusion; 4. Archival Websites in the Humanities and Sciences; Websites that Provide Resources for Scholarship; Websites that Store Data for Scientific Research; Websites that Store Scientific or Scholarly Papers; Websites that Create Knowledge Through Volunteer Participation; Websites that Codify Existing Knowledge; Conclusion; 5. Evaluation Before Publication:Opening up Peer Review; The Case for and Against Peer Review
Argument Theory and Peer ReviewTheory Application; Open Internet Peer Review in the Sciences; Open Internet Peer Review in the Humanities; Peer Sourcing:The Wave of the Future?; Conclusion; 6. Evaluation After Publication:Setting the Record Straight; Watchdog Blogs in the Sciences; What Watchdog Blogs Reveal; How Watchdog Blogs Work; Humanities Post-​Peer Review; Postpublication Peer Review:The Article; Postpublication Peer Review:The Book; Conclusion; 7. Overcoming the Obstacles to Internet Exploitation; The Opportunities; Gated Access:The First Obstacle
Current Tenure Rules:The Second ObstacleDigital Preservation:The Third Obstacle; Patents and Copyright:The Fourth Obstacle; Freedom of Information:The Fifth Obstacle; A Path Forward; Notes; Index
Summary 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 exploited the opportunities the Internet affords, to share with colleagues claims to new knowledge with stronger arguments supported by firmer evidence.
ISBN 9780190465940 (electronic bk.)
0190465948 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 953458742
Additional Format Print version: Gross, Alan G. Internet revolution in the sciences and humanities. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016] 9780190465933 (DLC) 2015039127 (OCoLC)936684853

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