New Publication Cultures in the Humanities: Exploring the Paradigm Shift

Journal of Scientometric Research,2016,5,2,177-178.
Published:September 2016
Type:Book Review
Author(s) affiliations:

Anup Kumar Das

Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India


In book “New Publication Cultures in the Humanities: Exploring the Paradigm Shift” Professor Péter Dávidházi takes us to a fascinating journey of disruptive innovations that took place in the publishing world making published literature available and accessible worldwide through the Internet and digital networks. The digital archiving of historically significant materials including the textual documents and images has helped the several hundreds of researchers working in the areas of humanities. The people for generations had been using several kinds of materials for recording human memories and imaginations. However, many of them decayed or destroyed due to natural wear and tear. On the other hand, many epics were survived as those were not actually recorded on papers but have been living with peoples’ memory for generations.Read more. . . 


New Publication Cultures in the Humanities