Philosophical Transactions: 350 years of publishing at the Royal Society (1665 – 2015)

Aileen Fyfe, Julie McDougall-Waters, Noah Joseph Moxham

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Abstract

This commemorative brochure accompanies an exhibition at the Royal Society from December 2014 to June 2015, to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the Philosophical Transactions. The exhibition showcases the work being carried out by the ‘Publishing the Philosophical Transactions: the social, cultural and economic history of a learned journal, 1665 – 2015’ project. The project runs from 2013 to 2017, and is led by Aileen Fyfe at the University of St Andrews and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (grant K001841/1). Researchers Noah Moxham and Julie McDougall-Waters are working in collaboration with the Royal Society’s library and publishing divisions to investigate the challenges and opportunities of scholarly publishing over the past 350 years.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of St Andrews
Commissioning bodyArts and Humanities Research Council
Number of pages28
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014

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