Making public ahead of print: Meetings and publications at the Royal Society, 1752–1892

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Fyfe, Aileen; Moxham, Noah;
  • Publisher: Royal Society
  • Journal: Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London,volume 70,issue 4,pages361-379 (issn: 0035-9149, eissn: 1743-0178)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1098/rsnr.2016.0030, pmc: PMC5095356
  • Subject: sociability | 1007 | AZ History of Scholarship The Humanities | orality | pre-print | Science | publication | AZ | Research Articles | communication | DA

This essay examines the interplay between the meetings and publications of learned scientific societies during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, when journals were an established but not yet dominant form of scholarly communication. The practice of ‘making public... View more