Date: Thu, 27 Apr 1995 19:58:47 GMT
WHAT IS HYPERJOURNAL?
Hyperjournal is a discussion list devoted exclusively to electronic
journals, especially those which publish on the World Wide Web. It is
concerned with all aspects of the production and publication of
electronic journals, particularly those managed by academics themselves.
WHAT ARE THE AIMS OF HYPERJOURNAL?
Electronic journals are in the vanguard of the electronic publishing
revolution and the pace of change is rapid. Hyperjournal will provide
information on the latest developments and act as a forum for the
discussion of new ideas. Its overall aim is to promote the development
and use of electronic journals among Higher Education professionals.
The list is based in the UK and will provide a European perspective.
WHO SHOULD SUBSCRIBE TO HYPERJOURNAL?
In short ... anyone interested in electronic publishing in an academic
WHAT SORT OF TOPICS WILL BE DISCUSSED?
This is up to the list members, but obvious topics for consideration include:
-pros and cons of electronic publishing
-practical questions about how to set up and run an electronic journal
-the concept of the academic "paper" in a hypermedia environment
-cutting the cost of periodicals in libraries
-archiving, retrieval, and access for the end user
-electronic journals and the Research Assessment Exercise
HOW DO I SUBSCRIBE?
Send an email message as follows:
Join hyperjournal-forum Firstname Lastname
Example: Join hyperjournal-forum Michael Fox
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