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From Social Networks to Publishing Platforms: A Review of the History and Scholarship of Academic Social Network Sites

Katy Jordan
2019 Frontiers in Digital Humanities  
This paper discusses the history and definition of ASNS, before providing a comprehensive review of the empirical research related to ASNS to-date.  ...  Following the success of generic platforms such as Facebook, a variety of online services launched during the mid 2000s in order to bring the benefits of online social networking to an academic audience  ...  This research was funded in part by a doctoral studentship from the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology at the Open University, UK, and a Society for Research in Higher Education  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdigh.2019.00005 fatcat:t56debj4ebak5jqb3mexppueqy

On the World Market Trajectory of 21 Major Book Publishing Companies in Globalization and European Studies in 100 Countries - From 'Amsterdam University Press' via 'Palgrave' and 'Nova Science Publishers' to 'Transaction Publishers' by International, 19 Indicator Comparison

Arno Tausch
2008 Social Science Research Network  
Is there a way, especially for scholars from the new member countries of the European Union, and from the newly formed "Union for the Mediterranean", to effectively publish their works on the world market  ...  How does the European Union make its point in the global scientific arena in the field of the debates about social policies and globalization?  ...  It suffices here to refer to the list of literature, fully describing the established methodology [Andersen T.M. and T.T. Herbertsson (2003) , Atkinson A.B., B. Cantillon, E. Marlier and B.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1162241 fatcat:bdk6w7zxsbeljpvwevwrav4j6u

How Digital Are the Digital Humanities? An Analysis of Two Scholarly Blogging Platforms

Cornelius Puschmann, Marco Bastos, Vincent Larivière
2015 PLoS ONE  
This is the published version of the paper. This version of the publication may differ from the final published version.  ...  Abstract In this paper we compare two academic networking platforms, HASTAC and Hypotheses, to show the distinct ways in which they serve specific communities in the Digital Humanities (DH) in different  ...  to this research, and Marin Dacos for providing access to the Hypotheses data.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115035 pmid:25675441 pmcid:PMC4326279 fatcat:yafwujhke5dwph26infbficfui

Digital Theoria, Poiesis, and Praxis: Activating Humanities Research and Communication through Open Social Scholarship Platform Design

Jon Saklofske, INKE Research Group
2016 Scholarly and Research Communication  
to establish open social scholarship as the default mode of critical inquiry and reporting is essential to the digital transformation of scholarly communication.  ...  implement new collaborative publishing environments, models, and platforms.  ...  needs to be collapsed into practices and platforms such as NewRadial, which enable and envision new opportunities for networked open social scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.22230/src.2016v7n2/3a252 fatcat:gawoz2rem5h67kjohbj4m4ptdu

Building and Sustaining Diverse Functioning Networks Using Social Media and Digital Platforms to Improve Diversity and Inclusivity

Beronda L. Montgomery
2018 Frontiers in Digital Humanities  
I draw on published literature about using social media and digital platforms in higher education to build and cultivate "social networks" for connecting widely distributed individuals from underrepresented  ...  I highlight the power of Twitter TM and social media platforms to build and cultivate connections of individuals underrepresented in science and the academy and to offer meaningful means for mitigating  ...  The ability of social media and digital platforms to facilitate connecting individuals in the academic sciences in functioning networks and to serve to counteract inequities and limits to access to critical  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdigh.2018.00022 fatcat:5ol2t2ylpbe6fegozlvwujxhp4

The Perseids Platform: Scholarship for all! [chapter]

Bridget Almas, Marie-Claire Beaulieu
2016 Digital Classics Outside the Echo-Chamber: Teaching, Knowledge Exchange & Public Engagement  
The Perseids collaborative editing platform offers a gateway to scholarship which is open to all, regardless of native language, background, and level of expertise.  ...  The variety of tasks available, which ranges from textual criticism to annotation of personal names and geographical entities, ensures the inclusion of all participants, and offers them a chance to learn  ...  Mellon Foundation, 'Developing Perseids: Enhancements to a Collaborative Editing Platform for Source Documents in Classics' , 2013−2015.  ... 
doi:10.5334/bat.j fatcat:lcemffeivjggpbvo2vrxacztdu

Re-integrating scholarly infrastructure: The ambiguous role of data sharing platforms

Jean-Christophe Plantin, Carl Lagoze, Paul N Edwards
2018 Big Data & Society  
Using a theoretical framework that combines infrastructure studies with platform studies, we show that Figshare leverages the platform logic of core and complementary components to re-integrate a presently  ...  This article presents a case study of the data storage, sharing, and management platform Figshare.  ...  The scientific publisher Elsevier acquired the paper-sharing platforms Mendeley and Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN) in 2013 and 2016 respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2053951718756683 fatcat:zmil27v3qfa73mg5ll4ol3q6we

Shared Cognitive–Emotional–Interactional Platforms

Veronica Boix Mansilla, Michèle Lamont, Kyoko Sato
2015 Science, Technology and Human Values  
Drawing on extensive case studies of nine research networks in the social, natural, and computational sciences, we propose a construct that captures the multidimensional character of such collaborations  ...  , that of a shared cognitive-emotional-interactional (SCEI) platform.  ...  Finally, we also benefitted from comments from the participants in the Culture and Social Analysis workshop, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0162243915614103 fatcat:zc6ewifid5et5axl6c6r3lpnzu

Facebook's evolution: development of a platform-as-infrastructure

Anne Helmond, David B. Nieborg, Fernando N. van der Vlist
2019 Internet Histories  
The purpose of this article is to operationalise an evolutionary perspective on the history of social media and to trace Facebook's evolution from a social networking site to a "platform-as-infrastructure  ...  Ultimately, our contribution illustrates how empirical platform histories can denaturalise the current dominant position of social media platforms, such as Facebook, revealing over a decade of incremental  ...  The authors express appreciation to the anonymous reviewers, whose constructive feedback greatly improved the article.  ... 
doi:10.1080/24701475.2019.1593667 fatcat:trov7bsz4nfa7oktjlk62hdouq

Conceptual Vectors of African Urbanism: 'Engaged Theory-Making' and 'Platforms of Engagement'

Henrik Ernstson, Mary Lawhon, James Duminy
2014 Regional studies  
Acknowledgements -The authors are grateful to Susan Parnell, Edgar Pieterse, Gordon Pirie, Jennifer Robinson and Vanessa Watson for ideas, arguments and critical comments made on earlier drafts of this  ...  The authors also thank several anonymous reviewers and Lizi Dawes and Gordon MacLeod at Regional Studies for constructive and engaging comments, which helped improve this paper.  ...  Based on an extensive although non-exhaustive review of the literature, it seeks to articulate conceptual vectors emerging from the particular context and intellectual history of Africa, and to which future  ... 
doi:10.1080/00343404.2014.892573 fatcat:in2if7mgzbdynde4fhb4qu3wr4

How NOT to create a digital media scholarship platform: the history of the Sophie 2.0 project

Jasmine Simone Kirby
2019 IASSIST Quarterly  
and publishing platform.  ...  Sophie 1.0, from the University of Southern California, the Institute for the Future of the Book (IFB), and computer scientists based in Europe, was an attempt to create a multimedia editing, reading,  ...  The increased focus on social features of the platform and experiments at the Institute for the Future of the book in developing social networking capabilities show this dedication to a collective knowledge  ... 
doi:10.29173/iq926 fatcat:kqla3eqejvbvfo76qnbe3dwpvu

Social Media and Platform Historiography: Challenges and Opportunities

Anne Helmond, Fernando N. Van der Vlist
2019 Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis  
Acknowledgements All authors contributed equally to this work. Thanks to the Memento community and Sawood Alam for their technical support.  ...  Thanks also to Andy Jackson for repairing the UK Web Archive's Memento endpoints.  ...  In our previous research on Facebook, the volume and depth of the archived sources enabled us to trace how and when the platform expanded from a social networking site into a development platform and then  ... 
doi:10.18146/tmg.434 fatcat:kgz7gmayybev7e3jbsf4by324m

The platform governance triangle: conceptualising the informal regulation of online content

Robert Gorwa
2019 Internet Policy Review  
From the new Facebook 'Oversight Body' for content moderation to the 'Christchurch Call to eliminate terrorism and violent extremism online,' a growing number of voluntary and non-binding informal governance  ...  Drawing on the literature on transnational corporate governance, this article reviews a number of informal arrangements governing online content on platforms in Europe, mapping them onto Abbott and Snidal's  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The platform governance triangle: conceptualising the informal regulation of online content  ... 
doi:10.14763/2019.2.1407 fatcat:rp47mxp25vfg7m6tyzugffgeiu

Knowledge and technology transfer networking platforms in modern research universities

Iryna Novikova, Alla Stepanova, Oksana Zhylinska, Oleksandr Bediukh
2020 Innovative Marketing  
The authors demonstrate a modern toolkit for the transfer of knowledge and technology, which is actively used by the international academic community and contributes to the consideration of modern specifics  ...  In the article, the authors analyze the role of social and communication tools, namely media and online social platforms, such as Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube, or other communication search  ...  It is the authors' understanding of the theoretical relationship between the transfer of knowledge, technology, and the dynamics of social networks, and the intensification of the use of Internet platforms  ... 
doi:10.21511/im.16(1).2020.06 fatcat:pklpetbvgngqbaylxsd6gyzhzm

Dynamic Publishing - New Platforms, New Readers!

Simon Worthington
2013 Zenodo  
Currently, the majority of publishers are excluded from the dynamic publishing arena.  ...  HPC's contribution to this network is to connect the scholarly publishing community with the long standing work on open standards in digital publishing by the industry and the open source community.  ...  Beyond the workflow of our stakeholders we will investigate the changes and challenges of post-digital scholarship and the transition from conventional book publishing to unbound, hybrid forms of knowledge  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.18807 fatcat:amqsqrc3wjfchfgj7jmgvt2uey
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