publication . Book . 2013

Virtual Knowledge. Experimenting in the Humanities and the Social Sciences.

Wouters, P.; Beaulieu, A.; Scharnhorst, A.; Wyatt, S.;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2013
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Today we are witnessing dramatic changes in the way scientific and scholarly knowledge is created, codified, and communicated. This transformation is connected to the use of digital technologies and the virtualization of knowledge. In this book, scholars from a range of disciplines consider just what, if anything, is new when knowledge is produced in new ways. Does knowledge itself change when the tools of knowledge acquisition, representation, and distribution become digital? Issues of knowledge creation and dissemination go beyond the development and use of new computational tools. The book, which draws on work from the Virtual Knowledge Studio, brings togethe...
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