ERIC Number: EJ496591
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
The Future of Scientific Journals: Lessons from the Past.
Schaffner, Ann C.
Information Technology and Libraries, v13 n4 p239-47 Dec 1994
Discussion of the future of electronic scientific journals concludes that they must meet the same needs of readers that print journals have met. Highlights include the development of the scientific journal; and functions of scientific journals, including building knowledge bases, communicating information, validating quality, distributing rewards, and building scientific communities. (64 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Historical Background; Knowledge Bases