Should you publish in electronic journals?


  • Aldrin E. Sweeney Ross University



Electronic journals. Information and communication technology. Digital library.


The rapid growth of information and communication technology since the early 1990s has greatly influenced the accessibility of information on a global level and also has played a critical role in restructuring the mechanisms by which specialized academic knowledge is validated, distributed, and made available to consumers. The primary mechanism for validation and distribution of academic knowledge is that of peer-reviewed publication, and it is this mechanism and its intersection with Internet-based electronic publishing that constitute the focus of this study of attitudes toward scholarship presented in electronic formats. 


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Biografia do Autor

Aldrin E. Sweeney, Ross University

Doutor em Ciência da Educação. Prestação internacional de serviços de consultoria sob medida para os setores de educação, desenvolvimento profissional e treinamento. Projetos de pesquisa educacional, relatórios técnicos e publicações acadêmicas. Planejamento e desenvolvimento do currículo de educação secundária / pós-secundária. Ensino secundário / pós-secundário de ciências, tecnologia, engenharia e matemática (STEM). Ensino secundário / pós-secundário de professores de ciências. Desenvolvimento de programas de ensino superior em ciências e educação em engenharia. Nanoescala ciência e engenharia educação.


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SWEENEY, A. E. Should you publish in electronic journals?. ETD - Educação Temática Digital, Campinas, SP, v. 2, n. 2, p. 59–79, 2009. DOI: 10.20396/etd.v2i2.1072. Disponível em: Acesso em: 27 jan. 2021.