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Subject: New paper on Scholarly Communication from Berkeley CSHE
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 20:20:03 -0400
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New paper on Scholarly Communication from Berkeley CSHE
The Center for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) at UC Berkeley has made a number of new papers available at

Of particular interest to CNI-announce readers will be the report

The Influence of Academic Values on Scholarly Publication and Communication Practices. Diane Harley, Sarah Earl-Novell, Jennifer Arter, Shannon Lawrence, and C. Judson King. CSHE.13.06. (September 2006)

which describes the findings of a project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon foundation that seeks to understand how various academic values (including tenure and promotion concerns) shape choices in scholarly publication and scholarly communication in different disciplines. You can find more information on this project at

Disclosure: I am a member of the Steering Commitee for this project.

There is also a new paper

Why Study Users? An Environmental Scan of Use and Users of Digital Resources in Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Education. Diane Harley, Jonathan Henke, Shannon Lawrence. CSHE.15.06. (September 2006)

which reports on CSHE work on digital resources supporting undergraduate humanities and social science education; I have posted information on earlier reports from this project here before. The overall project is described at

Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI

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