Scholars in the many disciplines comprising knowledge have been described as “tribes”, acknowledging their widely varying traditions and norms. So it is no surprise that changes in how scholarship is conducted and communicated are playing out in different ways in different fields. Here is a look at some of the overarching themes, visions, and examples of developments in selected fields.
What kinds of advances are possible in an environment in which scholarly communication is more open than even before? Leading scholars talk about the future of digital scholarship in their fields.