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Title: Role of online journals and peer-reviewed research

Author: Deal, Robert L.;

Date: 2014

Source: Northwest Science

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The recent explosion of online journals has lead some researchers, scientist and academics to reconsider their traditional venues for publishing research. These on-line journals have the potential for quickly disseminating research, but they also present lots of uncertainty, confusion, and pitfalls for researchers. Many academics search out journals with the high impact factors or short review time for publications.

Keywords: on-line journal, peer review research, journal impact factors

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Deal, Robert L. 2014. Role of online journals and peer-reviewed research. Northwest Science. 88(3): 264-265.


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