Scientific meeting abstracts: significance, access, and trends.

  title={Scientific meeting abstracts: significance, access, and trends.},
  author={J. Andrew Kelly},
  journal={Bulletin of the Medical Library Association},
  volume={86 1},
  • J. Andrew Kelly
  • Published 1998 in Bulletin of the Medical Library Association
UNLABELLED Abstracts of scientific papers and posters that are presented at annual scientific meetings of professional societies are part of the broader category of conference literature. They are an important avenue for the dissemination of current data. While timely and succinct, these abstracts present problems such as an abbreviated peer review and incomplete bibliographic access. METHODS Seventy societies of health sciences professionals were surveyed about the publication of abstracts… CONTINUE READING

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