May 23, 2022

New From Educopia: “A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure” by David Lewis

From Educopia:

This Bibliographic Scan by David W. Lewis provides an extensive literature review and overview of today’s digital scholarly communications ecosystem, including information about 206 tools, services, and systems that are instrumental to the publishing and distribution of the scholarly record. The Bibliographic Scan includes 67 commercial and 139 non-profit scholarly communication organizations, programs, and projects that support researchers, repositories, publishing, discovery, preservation, and assessment.

The review includes three sections:

  1. Scholarly citations of works that discuss various functional areas of digital scholarly communication ecosystem (e.g., Repositories, Research Data, Discovery, Evaluation and Assessment, and Preservation);
  2. Charts that record the major players active in each functional area;
  3. Descriptions of each organization/program/project included in the Bibliographic Scan.

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155 pages; PDF.

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See Also: Mellon Grant Will Support Revamping Infrastructure for Digital Scholarship (2018)

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.