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Thursday, February 27 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
4C: How Traditional Primary Research Literature needs to change w online usage expectations

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Many of us at ScienceOnline read primary research literature, but even here, the audience of readers is quite diverse. We range from high school students to professors of PhD students; we include journalists and public relations experts; some of us are science fans with no scientific training. Is there a way for teachers and/or journalists to teach readers not only how to read the scholarly literature, but also how to be skeptical of science? How can scientists help non-experts understand their work? Finally, how do we access the primary literature? How can we encourage publishers and authors to participate in more open access publishing, and is that realistic? What are other ways that students, faculty, journalists, and the general public can access the primary literature?

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Stephanie Brown

Librarians! Cognitive Science! Journalism! Social Media!


Thursday February 27, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 6 McKimmon Center
  • Hashtag #scioTradLit