Date Added: Mar 2012
This paper presents the requirement, challenge and architecture for service-oriented scholar information service in cloud computing environment. In particular, the authors propose ScholarCloud platform for scholar information service, and give innovative example about software technology to build scholar information application within ScholarCloud Environment. The result shows service-oriented ScholarCloud platform has potential to help scholar individual, academic team or institute to build scholar information spaces. Cloud computing introduces a novel computing paradigm that provides on-demand computational capacity as services, it is a set of network enabled services, providing scalable, QoS guaranteed, normally personalized, inexpensive computing infrastructures, and Cloud computing has been rapidly emerging as a new paradigm for delivering computing as a utility.