New Value-Added Services for Classics E-Journals

Romanello, Matteo New Value-Added Services for Classics E-Journals., 2009 [Preprint]


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This paper examines issues related to electronic journal publishing in the field of Classics with a specific focus on the discussion of new value-added services for e-journals. Preliminary experimental data from a survey that explored the diffusion of digital technologies into the publishing workflow of Italian Classics journals identified two new value-added services: reference linking to primary sources and semantic indexing. This paper also emphasizes the importance of supporting citation persistence for electronic resources. Finally, it will describe the significance and overall functioning of these services and then conclude with an outline of the characteristics of the main technical components needed for an e-journal implementation that provides these identified services through an extension of the Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: e-journal, classics, valued-added services, canonical references
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > EB. Printing, electronic publishing, broadcasting.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HN. e-journals.
Depositing user: Romanello / MR Matteo
Date deposited: 24 Oct 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:17


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