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The Impact of Electronic Publishing

The Proceedings of the International Workshop organized by Academia Europaea and the Wenner-Gren Foundation which took place in April 1997 is now available online:

In The Impact of Electronic Publishing on the Academic Community experts from a wide variety of backgrounds discuss the plans for implementing electronic publishing in their specific subject areas. Topics covered include:

  • The present situation and the likely future,
  • Legal and political issues,
  • The content and quality of academic communication,
  • Social and cultural issues,
  • Digital libraries and archiving of electronic information,
  • Access to scientific data repositories.

The online version of this book is fully searchable with links from the text to references and hot links to other web sites and e-mail addresses. There is a complete list of contributors and participants of the Workshop including contact details.

Adam Marshall, Portland Press