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ERIC Number: EJ503319
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Too Many Co-Authors?
McDonald, Kim A.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v41 n33 pA35-36 Apr 28 1995
Increasingly, papers in scholarly journals are listing over 100 researchers as coauthors. In 40 years, the average number of authors of scientific papers has doubled. Some say the problem reflects the growing complexity of the research process in many disciplines. Journal reviewers find these papers generally of high quality. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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