What is Scholarly Publishing?


Scholarly publishing refers to the appearance of rapid electronic publishing tools, such as the Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI) project and Mag+, coupled with the gradual reduction in museums' traditional print publishing activities, is poised to significantly change how museums communicate scholarly information to their users, visitors, scholars, and the general public.

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