Medical journal or marketing device?

Collier, Roger
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 5, pE83
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the issues surrounding the publications of medical journals. It highlights a report in which academic publisher Elsevier BV was claimed to have published an industry-fake journal in Australia. According to the article, the journal lacked a dedicated website, raising suspicions from librarians that the publication is hiding something. It also notes that research librarians are looking for answers on the quality of a medical journal.


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