Despite the pervasive technical revolution of the Web, scholars and researchers continue to communicate their thoughts and research results primarily via electronic facsimiles of an ink-on-paper system established in the 17th century. This brief report summarizes extensive discussion and results from a Perspectives Workshop held at Schloss Dagstuhl in August 2011, on urgently necessary developments in the form, content, enabling technologies, assessment and economics of digital scholarly communication, with an emphasis on informatics http://www.dagstuhl.de/11331.
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