The Five Stars of Online Journal Articles — a Framework for Article Evaluation

January 17, 2012

I propose five factors — peer review, open access, enriched content, available datasets and machine-readable metadata — as the Five Stars of Online Journal Articles, a constellation of five independent criteria within a multi-dimensional publishing universe against which online journal articles can be evaluated, to see how well they match up with current visions for enhanced research communications.

SOURCE: D-Lib Magazine

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