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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 ...
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 ...