Digital objects as "transducers" in scientific web publishing

Koltzenburg, Claudia Digital objects as "transducers" in scientific web publishing. International Journal of Feminist Technoscience, 2007, vol. 1, n. 1. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]


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Scientific web publishing offers an attractive bundle of phenomena for feminist technoscientific investigation. This article focuses on research articles in scientific journals and aims at identifying a range of exclusionary practices in the current publishing system, which need to be critically addressed. For this purpose, the functionalities of digital objects are studied using the analogy of a piezoelectric crystal as a transducer in obstetric ultrasonography (Karen Barad 2001). This is embedded in the idea that scholarly communication, and publishing in particular, is characterized by an economy based on gift-giving-for-recognition.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: apparatus, boundary practices, digital object, digital object in context, doic, feminist technoscience, file, gift giving, journals, Karen Barad, metadata, open access, research literature, Scholarly communication, scientific publishing, transducer
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > EZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Claudia Koltzenburg
Date deposited: 04 Apr 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11


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