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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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Cyberscience: The Age of Digitized Collaboration?

Cyberscience: The Age of Digitized Collaboration?

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Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Michael Nentwich

The MIT Press

This chapter examines whether cyberscience has the potential to foster digitized collaboration in the field of scientific research. It examines how scientists and communication scholars are collaborating to carry on research under the cyberscience infrastructure. The chapter defines cyberscience as increasing dependence of computational science on the use of the Internet for various reasons and purposes. Cyberscience involves increased use of the Internet for performing different tasks and conducting research studies. The chapter also finds that cyberscience involves the application and potential development of information and communication technologies and services in academic institutions.

Keywords:   cyberscience, digitized collaboration, scientific research, Internet, academic institution

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