How Can Researchers Bridge The Gap Between Scholarship And Public Administration? - Science News - redOrbit
peter.suber's bookmarks 2013-10-17
"Public administrators draw on a number of different sources to inform their work including the news, blogs, podcasts, etc. But why aren’t they drawing on scholarly research from published academics as a key resource and what can scholars themselves do about it? More than they might think, suggests new research....The researchers also identified wider dissemination of research articles through professional organizations and evolving open access journals, the release of research findings through other types of media and through blogs, online courses, or webinars, the creation of a journal targeted to government managers, and the creation of sections within a journal that are specifically targeted to government officials as potential solutions to the problem."