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Sharing Data, Constructing Science

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Science  30 May 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5880, pp. 1162-1163
DOI: 10.1126/science.1155430

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Scholarship in the Digital Age. Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet. By Christine L. Borgman. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2007. 360 pp. $35, £22.95. ISBN 9780262026192.

The author's consideration of the practices and issues affecting scholarly communication highlights the social and political environments rather than the technological aspects of information dissemination.