Cover sheets considered harmful

Emma Tonkin, Stephanie Taylor, Gregory Tourte

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    Abstract

    The spread of the cover sheet is a divisive phenomenon. Their appearance is geographically bound and their content situated in the local political and financial context. In this article we discuss the arguments for and against the coversheet in its guise as a fixture on institutional repository preprints, exploring the issue through statistical information gathered from survey material. We lay out the reasoning behind the use of cover sheets in the United Kingdom and discuss their prevalence and the underlying trends.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2013
    Event17th International Conference on Electronic Publishing. - Blekinge, Sweden
    Duration: 13 Jun 201314 Jun 2013

    Conference

    Conference17th International Conference on Electronic Publishing.
    Country/TerritorySweden
    CityBlekinge
    Period13/06/1314/06/13

    Bibliographical note

    This paper won the Elpub 2013 Best Paper Award

    Keywords

    • institutional repository
    • survey
    • cover sheets
    • presentation

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