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04 August 2012

Rebuilding the High Walls of Solid Scholarship

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

The National Scholarly Book Publishers’ Forum, is determined to strengthen links between books and scholarship.  Since the mid-20th century, knowledge generally regarded as reliable, or scholarly, has been concentrated largely in journals, something that has its origins in the first scientific periodicals of the mid-1600s in Europe.  

Without legislation or international agreements, journal editors and publishers follow a set of rules, the most important of which are the need for originality, a full disclosure of methods, coherent and honest reporting of data subjected to proper statistical analysis and a full citation of all sources…

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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