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“Science Periodicals in the Nineteenth and Twenty-First Centuries'”: A Special Issue of Notes and Records (December 2016)

The Royal Societies Notes and Records is an open access publication.


Table of Contents (20 December 2016; volume 70, issue 4)

Guest Editorial

Science periodicals in the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries
by Sally Shuttleworth, Berris Charnley

Research Articles

The scientific, the literary and the popular: Commerce and the reimagining of the scientific journal in Britain, 1813–1825
by Jonathan R. Topham

What do you mean by a periodical? Forms and functions
by Pietro Corsi

Popularizers, participation and the transformations of nineteenth-century publishing: From the 1860s to the 1880s
by Bernard Lightman

Making public ahead of print: Meetings and publications at the Royal Society, 1752–1892
by Aileen Fyfe, Noah Moxham

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Opinion Pieces

Distrust and expertise: Can scientific journals continue as gatekeepers?
by Vanessa Heggie

Communities need journals
by Cameron Neylon

Science publishing 2035
by Rebekah Higgitt

Rescaling scientific communication
by Mark Patterson

How has publishing changed in the last twenty years?
by Sunetra Gupta

The disruptive potential of data publication
by Sabina Leonelli

The future of scientific periodicals: A librarian’s perspective
by Stella Butler

Engaging civil society with health research
by Mary Madden

The ‘pay-to-publish’ model should be abolished
by Raghavendra Gadagkar

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