The intellectual and social organization of academic fields and the shaping of digital resources

@article{Fry2007TheIA,
  title={The intellectual and social organization of academic fields and the shaping of digital resources},
  author={Jenny Fry and Sanna Talja},
  journal={J. Inf. Sci.},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={115-133}
}
This paper looks at disciplinary differences in the production, relevance, and use of three predominant genres of informal scholarly communication on the internet: academic mailing lists; scholarly homepages, and scholar-produced decentralized digital resources. The aim is to contribute to the development of a theoretical framework for understanding and explaining disciplinary differences in the shaping of networked resources. We apply Whitley's theory of the intellectual and social… CONTINUE READING

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