The mutant journal: how adaptations to online forces are forcing STM journals to mutate

Authors
Citation
K. Anderson, The mutant journal: how adaptations to online forces are forcing STM journals to mutate, LEARN PUBL, 14(1), 2001, pp. 15-22
Citations number
4
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Communication
Journal title
LEARNED PUBLISHING
ISSN journal
0953-1513 → ACNP
Volume
14
Issue
1
Year of publication
2001
Pages
15 - 22
Database
ISI
SICI code
0953-1513(200101)14:1<15:TMJHAT>2.0.ZU;2-C
Abstract
Journals treat information in a peculiar manner. Now, online publishing is forcing rapid mutation of the journal's inherently volatile genetic code. T his paper proposes a sequence of mutation, and discusses the evolutionary f orces at work and how publishers can themselves adapt when faced with mutan t journals.