The role by scientific publications in science communication

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In their contributions to this special issue, the British science writer Jon Turney and the American scholar Bruce Lewenstein discuss the validity of the book as a means for science communication in the era of the Internet, whereas the article by Vittorio Bo deals with scientific publishing in a broader sense.

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21 March 2007

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21/03/2007

The obvious thing to say about popular science publishing in the last twenty years is that there has been a lot of it! That is important in itself.

21/03/2007

Why should we care about science books? After all, we live in a "new media" world where students, researchers, and the public use the World Wide Web for all their information needs.

21/03/2007

Scientific publishing, here to be considered in a broader sense, as publishing of both specialised scientific journals and science popularisation works addressed to a wider audience, has been saili