Thursday, September 21, 2006

Johnson RK. 2006. Will Research Sharing Keep Pace with theInternet? The Journal of Neuroscience 26(37):9349-9351.

The exchange of information enabled by the Internet has swept away many limitations on research and learning and promises to fundamentally change the conduct of science. For the first time in history,we have a practical opportunity for efficient, unlimited sharing ofinformation at virtually no cost beyond that of providing it to the firstreader. As a result, the scientific paper and its historic container, thejournal, are poised for change. Increasingly, research funders are adoptingpolicies that facilitate the sharing of information and realize thebenefits of digital scholarship.



http://www.jneurosci.org/cgi/content/full/26/36/9077

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