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LIS 577LEC - Scholarly Communication
Lecture
Scholarly Communication OA1 Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   20404   Enrollment Capacity:   35
Section:   OA1   Enrollment Total:   34
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   1
Dates:   08/29/2022 - 12/09/2022   Status:   OPEN
Days, Time:   TBA , TBA
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
Comments
This course explores the significant changes occurring in the digital research environment and the resulting evolution of how scholarly information is communicated. Particular emphasis is given to understanding how libraries and information organizations need to understand and manage these changes. The course examines contemporary issues like commercial publisher exploitation, the tenure system, the peer review system, copyright, open access, open educational resources, digital repositories, large data sets, bibliometrics, altmetrics, bibliographic management, and the burgeoning importance of scholarly communication professionals. Web-based scholarly collaboration and communication tools are explored, and the concept of scholarly communication as a genre is discussed.
  Course Description
This course explores the significant changes occurring in the digital research environment and the resulting evolution of how scholarly information is communicated. Particular emphasis is given to understanding how libraries and information organizations need to understand and manage these changes. The course examines contemporary issues like commercial publisher exploitation, the tenure system, the peer review system, copyright, open access, open educational resources, digital repositories, large data sets, bibliometrics, altmetrics, bibliographic management, and the burgeoning importance of scholarly communication professionals. Web-based scholarly collaboration and communication tools are explored, and the concept of scholarly communication as a genre is discussed.
  Instructor(s)
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  On-line Resources
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