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4 J. New Librarianship [i] (2019)

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       Hip-Hop Librarianship for Scholarly




           Communication: An Approach to




                         Introducing Topics



Arthur Boston

Murray State University


Abstract Hip-Hop music, business, distribution, and culture exhibit highly-comparable trends in the

scholarly communication and publication industry. This article discusses Hip-Hop artists and research

authors as content creators, each operating within marketplaces still adjusting to digital, online

connectivity. These discussions are intended for classroom use, where students may access their

existing knowledge framework of popular media and apply itto a new understanding of the scholarly

communication environment. Research instructors and librarians may discover new perspectives to

familiar issues through conversations with students engaging with this material in a novel way.


Keywords: bibliometrics, data, fair use, grey literature, hip-hop, impact factor, institutional

repositories, open access, piracy, preprints, scholarly communication






This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use,
distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


JournalofNewLibrarianship, 4(2019) pp. 1-62 10.21173/newlibs/6/1

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