YouTube video highlights LIU course "Scholarly Communications and Electronic Publishing"
Long Island University will be hosting a course in Scholarly Communications and Electronic Publishing in the spring of 2011.
This course will look at the historic and current trends in the scientific, technical, and medical publishing (STM) industry. Particular emphasis will be given to understanding the changes that are occurring in the electronic dissemination of scholarly information and how libraries and other information organizations will need to manage these changes. Scholarly communication genre and its underlying components will be discussed. Some of the web-based scholarly collaboration and communication tools will be examined. The course is intended to be highly interactive, including online discussions as well as the analysis of several industry case studies.
Instructors Dr. John J. Regazzi and Dr. Selenay Aytac invite students to view the intro video on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXzVTCqXOK0. The video was made for the fall 2010 section of the course, but is still relevent for interested spring 2011 students. Course readings will be updated.
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