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Universities are increasingly moving towards recognising digital scholarship despite conflicting messages that favour traditional publishing in journals

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Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
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  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Lb2300 Higher Education

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Pressure to publish in traditional outlets, reinforced by the REF, conflicts with the needs of universities and scholars to make their work accessible online. Martin Weller writes that recognising digital scholarship sends a strong message about the values of its author and their institution but requires robust mechanisms to reward such a rapidly growing medium.

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