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Author
Kachniewska Magdalena (Warsaw School of Economics)
Title
Scientific Communication in the World of Digital Technologies: Conditions and Perspectives Regarding the Development of Scientific Journals
Source
Folia Turistica / Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego im. B. Czecha w Krakowie, 2019, nr 50(1), s. 307-349, rys., bibliogr. 89 poz.
Keyword
Technologie cyfrowe, Archiwizacja, Biblioteki, Otwarte zasoby, Komunikowanie, Piśmiennictwo naukowe, Czasopiśmiennictwo, Otwarty dostęp
Digital technologies, Archiving, Libraries, Open resources, Communication, Scientific literature, Periodicals, Open access
Note
summ., Folia Turistica - creating an English-language version of the journal - task financed under agreement No. 885/P-DUN/2019 from the funds of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW) designated for activity aimed at the popularization of science.
Abstract
Purpose. The presentation of challenges with which scientific journals and - more broadly - scientific communication, will have to face in the substantive, technological and financial sphere in the conditions of constant evolution of the digital world, dynamic development of new information systems in science (e-library, library 2.0) and new phenomena conditioning the behaviour of Internet users.
Method. The views presented in the article are the result of a review of literature regarding scientific journals and empirical research, which was conducted from April to August 2018 among 132 authors representing the world of science and economic practices.
Findings. The open access (OA) movement has caused significant changes in the behaviour of people of science in publishing and depositing research results. The prospect of taking over all the functions of scientific journals by scientific repositories still seems to be distant due to the lack of alternative methods for assessing the quality of scientific publications. There are doubts about the division into scientific, institutional repositories and the repositories belonging to scientific journals, which results from unclear business models of individual solutions. The phenomenon of self-publishing is stimulated by the dynamic development of research carried out by business units, skilfully analysing the resources of large data sets and successfully popularising research results in social repositories. This is new quality in the area of information exchange, which requires rapid adaptation on scientific grounds. An insufficiently implemented postulate to popularise scientific knowledge and its transfer to business practice remains an equally important challenge.
Research and conclusions limitations. The results of the survey based on the respondents' subjective assessment should be treated with caution and do not allow to draw general conclusions. The research revealed significant discrepancies in respondents' opinions regarding the future of scientific journals and their prospects for functioning in new information systems. The highest doubts concern the quality assessment system of scientific publications and the business model of scientific repositories: the significant number of stakeholders of the scientific communication system, dispersed in various scientific, political and economic systems, further limits the possibility of formulating unambiguous decisions in this respect.
Originality. The presented article formulates challenges for scientific journals whose functions are being increasingly taken over by scientific and social repositories. In contrast to the previously published works, this suggests solutions in the field of artificial intelligence, which will enable complete change in the way of publishing and validation of knowledge as well as quality control of scientific research.
Type of work. Review article. (original abstract)
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