Call for Chapters: Research 2.0 and the Impact of Digital Technologies on Scholarly Inquiry

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 7:00pm

There is currently a call open for chapter proposals for a forthcoming book on 'Research 2.0 and the Impact of Digital Technologies on Scholarly Inquiry', edited by Antonella Esposito (University of Milan, Italy). The call for chapter proposals closes on June 15th, 2015.

Full details about the book, call and deadlines can be found at: . The scope of the book includes the following topics:

  • State of the art
  • Reviews of studies on changing academic practices in the digital age
  • Survey and interview research about digitally-mediated academic practices
  • Researching and networking across social media
  • Experimenting collaborative research across social networks
  • Participatory research with non-specialized audiences across social networks
  • Constructing shared bibliographies
  • Undertaking data collection across digital networks
  • Maintaining research dialogues in the open Web
  • Building academic reputation across social media
  • Openness enabled by digital research
  • Experimenting forms of open publishing
  • Experimenting forms of open peer review
  • Disseminating research through open access venues
  • Pilots of open notebook science
  • Blogging for journaling research projects
  • Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding for research purposes
  • New forms of research stemming from open data
  • Ethical and legal issuess in digital and open research
  • Privacy, confidentiality and informed consent researching MOOCs
  • Autorship and vulnerability of research participants in open digital environments
  • Research integrity, accountability and copyright issues with open research data
  • Issues in adapting research data for open re-use
  • Ethical issues in research with big data
  • Implications for research quality and assessment
  • Developing skills for digital, networked and open research
  • The newer researchers and social media for scholarly purposes
  • Mapping the key research sills needed in the digital age
  • The role of OERs and MOOCs in training new research skills

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