The Journal, Scholarly Communication, and the Future
Drake, Miriam A.
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The purpose of this article is to relate how new technologies are affecting the way scientists and technologists communicate. The discussion includes the origins of the scientific journal, the problems and promise of the contemporary journal and an exploration of developing technologies, such as electronic bibliographic data retrieval, personalized information systems, electronic mail, text editing, teleconferencing, electronic publishing, teleconferencing, optical and laser disc storage with an emphasis on their effect upon scholarly communication in the future.