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The once and future editorial

Bawden, D. (2016). The once and future editorial. Journal of Documentation, 72(1), pp. 2-4. doi: 10.1108/JD-11-2015-0138


Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss the changing nature of abstracts in scholarly journals, with particular reference to Journal of Documentation.

Design/methodology/approach – Selective literature review. Findings – The nature of the editorial is changing towards a more stand-alone and substantive article.

Originality/value – The first discussion of the nature of the editorial in a scholarly information science journal.

Publication Type: Article
Publisher Keywords: Publishing, Editors, Academic journals, Scholarly publishing, Journals, Editorials
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Departments: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Library & Information Science
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