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Scholarly Communication in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan (Chandos Information Professional Series)
ISBN:1843343223
Author: Jingfeng Xia
ISBN13: 978-1843343226
Book Title: Scholarly Communication in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan (Chandos Information Professional Series)
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PDF version size: 1781 kb
Language: English
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
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Scholarly Communication in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan (Chandos Information Professional Series) by Jingfeng Xia





This is one of the very few books that systematically explores the characteristics of scholarly communication outside the West. Over the last decade the advances in information technology have remodelled the foundation of scholarly communication. This book examines how countries/regions in East Asia (China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan) have reacted to the innovations in the conduct of research and in the exchange of ideas. It outlines the traditional systems of scholarly exchange in China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, and then concentrates on the efforts of these countries/regions to provide revolutionary ways of writing, publishing, and reading of information produced by members of the academic community. It also discusses the achievements as well as challenges in the process of technology innovations, highlighting the uniqueness of practices in scholarly communication in this part of the world.
  • The first book on this topic
  • Chapters written by experts from each country and region covered
  • Comprehensive introduction with historical view and critical perspective