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Presentation – Shifts in Scholarly Attention Among World Regions

Via OCLC – “Dr. Charles Kurzman, Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presented Shifts in Scholarly Communications Among World Regions at the OCLC Research Briefing at UNC Chapel Hill on 7 June 2013.  At this event, Dr. Kurzman presented his research on changing academic attention to world regions over the past 50 years, “attention” as measured by analyzing works published about each region of the world and collected in U.S. academic libraries for each year of publication since 1958.  The patterns that emerge from this research will help to inform social scientists and educational policymakers about trends and possible gaps in scholarly attention to different regions of the world…This presentation was broadcast live online for remote attendees. The webinar recording and slides [.pptx] are now available.”

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