For most scholars, the ways research is conducted, conveyed, and shared are far different today than just a few years ago. Yet these changes only hint at the technology-driven transformation of scholarship that is on the horizon.
As an academic researcher, you’ve probably had reactions like these to the barriers — large and small — that impede your work. To fully benefit from digital scholarship, it is important that these kinds of distractions be reduced or eliminated.
"I just found out my library doesn’t subscribe to a journal that published one of my works, so I can’t get to it through the Internet. I thought the Internet was supposed to make it easier for people to find and read my work."