@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/2285,
	  title     = {Digital Scholarship and Disciplinary Culture: An Investigation of Sultan Qaboos University, Oman},
	  author    = {Ali S. Al-Aufi and  Paul Genoni},
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	  institution	= {},
	  abstract     = {The emergence of networked information and communication has transformed the accessibility and delivery of scholarly information and fundamentally impacted on the processes of research and scholarly communication. The purpose of this study is to investigate disciplinary differences in the use of networked information for research and scholarly communication at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. This study has produced quantitative data about how and why academics within different disciplines utilize networked information that is made available either internally through the university library, or externally through networked services accessed by the Internet. The results indicate some significant differences between the attitudes and practice of academics in the science disciplines when compared to those from the social sciences and humanities. While respondents from science disciplines show overall longer and more frequent use of networked information, respondents from humanities and social sciences indicated more positive attitudes and a greater degree of satisfaction toward library networked services.
},
	    journal   = {International Journal of Information and Communication Engineering},
	  volume    = {3},
	  number    = {6},
	  year      = {2009},
	  pages     = {969 - 979},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/2285},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/30},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 30, 2009},
	}