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The world wide web of science: Emerging global sources of expertise. Final report for the project "The World Wide Web of Science: emerging global sources of expertise"

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The aim of this research project (ESRC RES-160-25-0031) was to assess whether and to what extent the Internet and the Web could be transforming access to sources of scientific expertise. There are competing theoretical perspectives, either for a concentration effect for the most heavily linked and accessed sites (driven by 'power laws' or a winner-takes-all effect) or for a greater diversification or 'democratization' of online resources. This led to a number of related questions, such as whe...

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
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Publication date:
2006-01-01
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uuid:a5142c1c-5031-4b1e-ad13-39bbbc33ccac
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631755
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