The digital scholar
The digital scholar

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5 Summary

It would be naïve to suggest that everything in the digital garden is rosy and this week we have tried to highlight some areas which you might need to consider.

Next week you will look at how you might consider the impact of a move to digital scholarship. You will also be introduced to a methodology for assessing how well an institution might respond to the changes inherent in adopting new technologies.

You can now go to Week 8.

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