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About the history and the future of publication

The publishing of scientific journals, begun in the 17th century, expanded greatly in the 19th as new fields were emerged and divided into subfields. Academic publishing is then undergoing major changes, as it makes the transition from the print to … Continue reading

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Copyright issues

Copyright and intellectual property are the terms that scientists, inventors, businessmen and entrepreneurs really need to know the fundamental and the basic knowledge of them and the main differences in order to protect their ideas, products and investments. Copyright refers … Continue reading

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The journalism between the printed paper and mobile.

The term journalism is believed to be of French origin and derived from the word for “day” (“jour”). The concept of journalism means the production and the dissemination of information that satisfy public interests. In the past, information used to be disseminated by letters … Continue reading

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The different shapes of economy and publishing

The concept of publishing in the modern time depends on three important inventions including writing, paper and printing. The rapid development of technology and the industrial revolution has a major influence on publishing moving from the first steam powered presses … Continue reading

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The evolution of publishing

Publishing can be defined as the activity of making information accessible and available to people. John Feather, however, defined the publishing as the commercial process of producing books to the public. From the above definitions two questions can be raised; … Continue reading

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The Semantic Web

The Semantic Web is a web of data. It is the extension of the World Wide Web that enables people to share content beyond the boundaries of applications and websites. The semantic web refers to two things. Firstly, It is … Continue reading

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My experience with DITA

This is my first experience with blogging (thanks DITA), which has given me a great opportunity to explore this world and improve my blog skills. My blog host is Wordprss.com, It is a free blog site and contains many free … Continue reading

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Data Mining

This week in DITA we looked at Data Mining, which is generally defined as the process of analyzing data from different perspectives and summarizing it into useful information. The overall goal of the data mining process is to extract information … Continue reading

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Visualisation Tools for Text Analysis

In this Week, we have learnt about how to analyze a text and count the frequency of words using different tools (http://www.wordle.net) (http://many-eyes.com) and (http://voyant-tools.org) to surf and stumble with the text. In These electronic web sites, we can upload … Continue reading

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Altmetric Explorer, a new indicator for research impact

The last week, we got insight into Almetrics, which is one of the methods to measure the impact of the published articles. In the past years, the most common metric for evaluating research impact has been the number of times … Continue reading

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