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|Title||Blogs as Interfaces between Several Worlds A Case Study of the Swedish Academic Blogosphere|
|Alt. title||Bloggar som gränssnitt mellan flera världar: en fallstudie av den svenska akademiska bloggosfären|
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|Full-text||Full text is not available in this archive|
|Alternative location (URL)||http://etjanst.hb.se/bhs/ith/3...|
|Pages||1 - 45|
|Document type||Journal article|
|Abstract English||The purpose of this article is to examine the use of blogs as tools in scholarly communication practice. The article is based on a case study of the Swedish academic blogosphere. It starts with an overview of earlier research about blogs which is followed by a presentation of earlier research on scholarly communication practice. Disciplinary differences regarding the use of ICTs are considered specifically. Sixty-seven Swedish academic blogs are investigated using content analysis, supplemented by a webometric study of the same material. The results indicate agreement across disciplines regarding the use of blogs as tools. One conclusion is that blogs do not replace a previous form of communication, but function as distinct interfaces between four arenas: the university, the research field, the general public, and private life.|
|Keywords||blogosphere, blogs, ICT, webometrics, scholarly communication practice|
|Part of||Forskarbloggar: Vetenskaplig kommunikation och kunskapsproduktion i bloggosfären.|
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