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The net as a knowledge machine: How the internet became embedded in research

Abstract:

In this paper, we examine the growth of the Internet as a research topic across the disciplines, and the embedding of the Internet into the very fabric of research. While this is a trend that ‘everyone knows,’ prior to this study no work had quantified the extent to which this common sense knowledge was true, or how the embedding actually took place. Using scientometric data extracted from Scopus, we explore how the Internet has become a powerful knowledge machine which forms part of the scie...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/1461444816643793

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
New Media and Society Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
7
Pages:
1159-1189
Publication date:
2016
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EISSN:
1461-7315
ISSN:
1461-4448
URN:
uuid:aab8bbed-880d-47fe-b1ec-e6c07a198a80
Source identifiers:
606229
Local pid:
pubs:606229

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