Understanding researchers: findings from a focus group

  title={Understanding researchers: findings from a focus group},
  author={SiNae Pitts and Adrian Stanley},
  journal={Learned Publishing},
In November 2006, a focus group of researchers was assembled at a conference hosted by the Society of Scholarly Publishers in Washington, DC. The panel addressed a series of prepared questions regarding current research practices, perceptions, and preferences, particularly as they applied to scientific and medical publications, in corporate, academic, and medical environments. This article highlights issues and views the panel discussed, with the aim of narrowing the gap of understanding… 

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