Tag Archive for ‘Network Gatekeeping’
On February 2010 a bunch of network scholars (including me) convened in a workshop in USC (the Annenberg School) to talk about Network Theory. The strength of the workshop was in its ability to bring interdisciplinary perspectives about network theory to one table. The videos, powerpoints and reports of each one of the talks is available on the ANN (Annenberg Networks Network) website.
As a result, the IJoC (International Journal of Communication) dedicated a volume to network theory.
Having Blaise Cronin, Dean of the School for Library and Information Science at Indiana University give a talk, was as usual an inspiring and intellectual experience. Did you ever wonder how the industry (in many cases but not always, a non-profit industry) of citations work? Who becomes a co-author on a masterpiece and who [...]
Barzilai-Nahon Karine, 2009, “Gatekeeping: A Critical Review“, Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, Vol. 43, pp.433-478 This chapter on gatekeeping offers a systematic exploration of the main trends and analytical frameworks relating to gatekeeping in the literature from 1995 to 2007. The chapter looks at eight fields: library and information science (henceforth information science), [...]