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Writing and publishing in peripheral scholarly journals: How to enhance the global influence of multilingual scholars?
(Journal of English for Academic Purposes 13 (2014) 78-82, 2014-03)
I begin this opinion piece by defining the two main sets of scientific publications, viz.,mainstream/center journals and peripheral/small ones. I then analyze why multilingual peripheral scholars choose to publish their ...
Análisis contrastivo de los títulos en los artículos de investigación de neurología redactados en español e inglés
In this paper, we studied the titles of 200 research articles drawn from two journals, one written in English (100 titles) and the other one written in Spanish (100 titles) in the field of neurology in the period 2001-2012. ...
Scholarly gratitude in five geographical contexts: a diachronic and cross-generic approach of the acknowledgment paratext in medical discourse (1950–2010)
This study analyzed the use of acknowledgements in medical articles published in five countries (Venezuela, Spain, France, UK and USA) from 1950 to 2010. For each country, we selected 54 papers (18 research papers, 18 ...
The open access movement or "edemocracy": its birth, rise, problems and solutions
We start with a definition of the open access (OA) movement and the reason for its birth – that is, the 1980’s serials’ crisis. We then present and explain the two main OA roads (the Gold OA and the Green OA roads) as well ...
Titling and authorship practices in medical case reports: A diachronic study (1840-2009)
(Communication & Medicine Volume 10(1) (2013), 63–80, 2013)
This paper is a diachronic analysis of a corpus of 180 titles drawn from Case Reports (CRs) published in the BMJ and BMJ Case Reports between 1840 and 2009. The corpus was divided into three blocks, and the frequency of ...