Scientific Interaction Before and Since the Web

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Summer School in cognitive Science: Web Science and the Mind
Institut des sciences cognitives, UQAM, Montréal, Canada


VINCENT LARIVIERE, Universite de Montreal
Transformations in Scholarly Communication in the Digital World


Digital technologies — easy to update, reuse, access and transmit and require little space — have changed how researchers produce and disseminate scientific knowledge. Based on quantitative studies in the sociology of science, this talk will discuss these transformations, higlighting three aspects: the increase of scientific collaboration, the diversification of publication venues, and the use of social media.

This content has been updated on January 31 2017 at 16 h 31 min.