The mutant journal: how adaptations to online forces are forcing STM journals to mutate
Abstract:Journals treat information in a peculiar manner. Now, online publishing is forcing rapid mutation of the journal's inherently volatile genetic code. This paper proposes a sequence of mutation, and discusses the evolutionary forces at work and how publishers can themselves adapt when faced with mutant journals.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Director, Division of Medical Journals & Professional Periodicals, American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date: 2001-01-01
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