A New Field Study Identifies Eight Major Types of Digital Scholarship

Innovative digital scholarship now takes place across disciplines, but much digital publishing still operates by the rules of traditional scholarly culture, even as new genres and behaviors are appearing.

Those are some of the chief findings of a report released on November 10 by the Association of Research Libraries and the Ithaka group, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the use of information technologies in higher education.

The report, "Current Models of