Exploratory Study of Characterizing Scholarly Communication Patterns in Humanities for Facilitating Consilience in Cyberscholarship Environment: Based on Historians' Research Activities

사이버스칼러쉽 환경에서의 융복합 연구 촉진을 위한 인문학 분야 학술 커뮤니케이션 특성 파악에 관한 연구 - 역사학 분야를 중심으로 -

  • Received : 2016.01.22
  • Accepted : 2016.02.09
  • Published : 2016.02.29


Digitalized data and literature in scholarly community has developed the concept of digital humanities and cyberscholarship which indicate the characteristics of a new aspect and approach in scholarly activities with digitalized resources or new media. This study was performed in order to identify the changes in national research activities of art and humanities by using a multi-modal approach. The combined methodology of in-depth interview and content analysis on publishing and citing behaviors in literature was executed. The steps of research process is identified as a non-linear combination of 3 parts: developing research idea, developing the research idea to write, and submitting manuscript to publish. Prominent implementations of cyberscholarship were found in the 2nd step for accessing and using research data and literatures. Understanding the characteristics of scholar communication using cyberscholarhip factors in humanities for interdisciplinarity, sophisticating the environment of cyberscholarhip for data sharing, investing and developing archivist and archives, and providing a various platform for accelerating scholarly communication were derived by the panel discussion for developing interdisciplinary research for humanities.


Information Seeking Behavior;Digital Humanities;Cyberscholarship;Sense-making Theory;Archivist


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