The once and future editorial

David Bawden (City University London, London, UK)

Journal of Documentation

ISSN: 0022-0418

Publication date: 11 January 2016

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the changing nature of abstracts in scholarly journals, with particular reference to Journal of Documentation.

Design/methodology/approach

Selective literature review.

Findings

The nature of the editorial is changing towards a more stand-alone and substantive article.

Originality/value

The first discussion of the nature of the editorial in a scholarly information science journal.

Keywords

Citation

Bawden, D. (2016), "The once and future editorial", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 72 No. 1, pp. 2-4. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-11-2015-0138

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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