- Provides a large picture of scholarly communication in China, with official data, interviews, and personal observations
- Includes the latest multidisciplinary information, covering education, library science, and information science
- Contains diverse formats, including charts and tables, with dichotomy examples
- Presents historical and contemporary coverage, analyzing data from 1978 onwards in a cultural, economic, social, and political context
- Focuses on changes by taking readers through the complex process of scholarship transformation
Librarians, educators, students, policy makers, and scholars
Table of Contents
- Author Biography
- The Paradox of Scholarly Communication in China
- Chapter 1: Preparations: Who?
- 1.1 Higher Education: A Brief History
- 1.2 Modern Education Since the Late 1970s
- 1.3 Conclusion
- Chapter 2: Creation and Dissemination: How?
- 2.1 Printing Technology: A Brief History
- 2.2 Scholarship Creation in Modern China
- 2.3 Scholarly Publishing
- 2.4 Conclusion
- Chapter 3: Preservation: Why?
- 3.1 A Historical Review
- 3.2 Present Practice
- 3.3 Digital Preservation
- 3.4 Conclusion
- Chapter 4: Access: Where?
- 4.1 Uneven Access
- 4.2 Open Access
- 4.3 Conclusion
- Chapter 5: International Collaborations: What?
- 5.1 At the Individual Level
- 5.2 At the Institutional Level
- 5.3 Conclusion
- Chapter 6: Assessment: Which?
- 6.1 Some Background Information
- 6.2 Bibliometric Assessment of Research Activities
- 6.3 Behavior Observed
- 6.4 Conclusion
- Appendix 1 Timeline of Chinese History and Dynasties
- Appendix 2 Chinese Terms in the Simplified and Traditional Forms
- No. of pages: 186
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Chandos Publishing 2017
- Published: January 9, 2017
- Imprint: Chandos Publishing
- eBook ISBN: 9780081005422
- Paperback ISBN: 9780081005392