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Ladies, gentlemen, and scientific publication at the Royal Society, 1945-1990
(2018-06-27) - Journal article
This paper extends the scholarship on gender and scientific authorship by exploring women’s involvement in editorial decision-making. Prior to 1945, women scientists could submit their work to the journals of the Royal ...
Untangling academic publishing : a history of the relationship between commercial interests, academic prestige and the circulation of research
(University of St Andrews, 2017-05-25) - Report
Credit, copyright, and the circulation of scientific knowledge : the Royal Society in the long nineteenth century
(2018-12-01) - Journal article
In this paper, we consider the Royal Society's attitudes towards the copying, reprinting, and reuse of material from its Philosophical Transactions during the long nineteenth century. The contents of the Transactions ...
Commerce and philanthropy : the Religious Tract Society and the business of publishing
(2004) - Journal article
Publishing and the classics : Paley's Natural theology and the nineteenth-century scientific canon
(2002-12) - Journal article
This article seeks a new way to conceptualise, the 'classic' work in the history of science, and suggests that the use of publishing history might help avoid the antagonism which surrounded the literary canon wars. It ...
Macmillan & Co. in New York : transatlantic publishing in the late nineteenth Century
(University of St Andrews, 2018-06) - Thesis
This thesis follows the British publisher Macmillan & Co. as it set up its first international branch office in New York, from 1869 to the 1891. It outlines how Macmillan’s New York Agency functioned in a distant market, ...
The reception of William Paley's Natural Theology in the University of Cambridge
(1997-09) - Journal article
A pre-history of ‘peer review’ : refereeing and editorial selection at the Royal Society
(2016-08-25) - Journal article
Despite being coined only in the early 1970s, ‘peer review’ has become a powerful rhetorical concept in modern academic discourse, tasked with ensuring the reliability and reputation of scholarly research. Its origins have ...
Conscientious workmen or booksellers' hacks? : the professional identities of science writers in the mid-nineteenth century
(2005-06) - Journal article
Existing scholarship on the debates over expertise in mid-nineteenth-century Britain has demonstrated the importance of popular writings on the sciences to definitions of scientific authority. Yet while men of science might ...
Publishing the Philosophical Transactions : the social, cultural and economic history of a learned journal, 1665-2015 - AHRC
(2018-07-01) - Journal article