ERIC Number: EJ621833
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Commerce of Letters: Networks and "Invisible Colleges" in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Europe.
Kronick, David A.
Library Quarterly, v71 n1 p28-43 Jan 2001
Discusses letters of early modern science and their use as a means of sharing and assessing ideas before they were put into print as well as a medium of publication. Considers the concepts of networks and invisible colleges and applies them to modern scientific communication. (Contains 60 references.) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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