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Digital scholarship: identity, interdisciplinarity and openness

Scanlon, Eileen (2018). Digital scholarship: identity, interdisciplinarity and openness. Frontiers in Digital Humanities, 5(3)

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This paper considers the impact of changes in the landscape of scholarly communication on the activities of academics. These changes are considered through the lens of the practices examined by educational technology academics at the Open University who have conducted a number of related research projects under the theme of digital scholarship. This paper reviews the changes to the definition of scholarship and interviews conducted on academic practices conducted as Phase one of these activities (see also Scanlon, 2013). It then comments on the findings of Phase two of the project which investigated the use of social media and the usefulness and visualisation of such activities. The findings are considered in the light of trends towards working practices involving interdisciplinarity and openness.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2018 The Author
ISSN: 2297-2668
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetThe Open University (OU)
Keywords: digital scholarship; Academic practice; interdiscipinarity; Educational Technology; Openness
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: OpenTEL
Item ID: 53825
Depositing User: Eileen Scanlon
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2018 09:39
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2019 02:23
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