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Electronic Journal Forum: Resetting Our Intuition Pumps for the Online-Only Era: A Conversation With Stevan Harnad.

Duranceau, Ellen and Harnad, Stevan (1999) Electronic Journal Forum: Resetting Our Intuition Pumps for the Online-Only Era: A Conversation With Stevan Harnad. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Stevan Harnad, Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Southampton, has been--and continues to be--a visionary regarding digital publication of scholarly journals. In a wide-ranging discussion, we explored how his ideas about an electronic-only model of scholarly publication have evolved in the half-decade since he first elaborated them, including such topics as costs, archiving, preservation, and the role of commercial publishers. Near the end of the exchange, Harnad refers to the need for "demonstrations, evangelism, polemics and subversion" to drive forward the changes he sees as "the optimal and the inevitable for scholars and scholarship;" here, he provides some of all four of these. Since Harnad is the best articulator of his own vision, I will provide his responses as they appeared in the interview, rather than digest them.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:refereed journal literature, peer-review, archiving, costs of publishing
Subjects:Electronic Publishing > Archives
Electronic Publishing > Copyright
Electronic Publishing > Economics
Electronic Publishing > Peer Review
ID Code:1696
Deposited By:Harnad, Stevan
Deposited On:18 Jul 2001
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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