Science, Scholarship and the Communication of Knowledge

F. W. Lancaster, Linda C. Smith

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Explores the major channels for dissemination of research results with reference to the role of libraries and other formal information centers in this communication process. Some problems existing within these channels, some recent advances in this dissemination process, and future trends are discussed.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)367-388
Number of pages22
JournalLibrary Trends
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 15 1979


  • Communication (Thought Transfer)
  • Information Centers
  • Information Dissemination
  • Information Networks
  • Information Services
  • Libraries
  • Research
  • Sciences
  • State of the Art Reviews


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