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Scientific Collaboration on the Internet$
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Gary M. Olson, Ann Zimmerman, and Nathan Bos

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262151207

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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Scientific Collaboration on the Internet
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Gary M. Olson

Nathan Bos

Ann Zimmerman

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.003.0001

This book reveals that modern scientific studies and research efforts are increasingly being carried out in a collaborative environment. It finds that several research papers are being co-authored by a number of scientists. Collaborative efforts are being observed in all scientific fields despite inherent differences between respective aims and objectives. Co-authored papers are becoming a trend in scientific research fields across the globe. Another indicator of such scientific collaboration involves an increase in multi-investigator grant proposals for many scientific research projects.

Keywords:   scientific studies, collaboration, scientists, research fields, research projects

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