Física vs química: dos modelos de publicación científica

López-Borrull, Alexandre Física vs química: dos modelos de publicación científica. El profesional de la información, 2012, vol. 21, n. 2, pp. 167-172. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

Aproximately twenty years ago the electronic journals appeared. Since then, scientific publication system has been undergoing a slow transition, though it seems that its destiny is not exactly what was predicted. Now that social sciences are changing the way they disseminate knowledge, becoming increasingly similar to the basic and applied sciences, it is important to consider whether all of those sciences publish in the same way. To answer this, various parameters related to Open Access (OA), e-journals and repositories are studied related to Physics and Chemistry, two disciplines with differences in their publication behaviour and use. From the results, it can be concluded that what differentiates Physics from Chemistry is mainly the success and functionality of their digital repositories, rather than their OA journals.

Spanish abstract

Poco más de veinte años después de la aparición de las primeras revistas electrónicas, el modelo de publicación científica continúa una lenta transición. El final no parece el que se apuntaba. En un momento en el cual las ciencias sociales aumentan su difusión del conocimiento vía artículos científicos, en una evolución hacia el modelo clásico de las ciencias puras y aplicadas, es importante preguntarse si estas últimas tienen todas el mismo funcionamiento. Se estudian distintos parámetros entre la física y la química, dos ciencias con comportamientos diferentes. Se concluye que son el éxito y el funcionamiento de los repositorios más que las revistas de acceso abierto las que separan los dos modelos de publicación científica.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Química, Física, Open access, Revistas científicas, Repositorios, Documentación científica, Chemistry, Physics, Open access, Academic journals, Repositories, Scientific information, Information science.
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HN. e-journals.
Depositing user: Dr Alexandre López-Borrull
Date deposited: 07 Mar 2013 08:36
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:25
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/18736


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