Books' relevance in scholarly communication – The case of SciELO Books | SciELO in Perspective

ab1630's bookmarks 2018-08-08


"The SciELO Program celebrates 20 years of activity in full process of alignment with the advances of Open Science. For this reason, on September 24th and 25th, eight specialized working groups (WG) have been organized. WG8 will analyze one of the classic types of scientific literature – the academic book. As stated in the presentation of WG8, “Although present in all areas of knowledge, its relevance in research communication is highlighted with more emphasis in the areas of social sciences, literature, and arts. […] The scope of this working group is to analyze the relevance of the academic book in research communication, the current state and trends of online publication and indexing of academic books in the SciELO Network countries and the challenges for adopting standards that maximize their visibility, use and impact”1. The following reflections are published with the objective of promoting an open debate among all participants and readers of SciELO in Perspective and encouraging them to contribute with their opinions. At the end of this post, there will be instructions on how to participate. The WG8 starts with a supporting selected bibliography2, which served as the basis for writing this post...."


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08/08/2018, 15:52

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08/08/2018, 11:52