[Bell Historians] learned journal

Ron Johnston R.Johnston at b...
Mon Dec 9 09:50:53 GMT 2002

If you go for a web-based journal then you don't cut off research 
from interested parties.

I regularly access over 100 journals in my work: don't think I'd be 
confused by just two on ringing matters!

On Fri, 6 Dec 2002 17:28:31 +0000 (GMT) j.greenhough at w... 

> please don't go down the `learned journal' road: just look at the
> inefficient mess that has developed in, say, the sciences where we've
> hundreds of journals with overlapping remits. even to split
> work on bell matters between TWO journals would only make locating
> articles more difficult and cut
> off much research from potentially-interested parties. if the aim is for
> an elitist publication sustained by a bunch of cronies - which we
> certainly have in many reputable academic journals - then fine; if
> accessibility and the encouragement of interest in historical
> and mechanical aspects is desired, forget it.
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Ron Johnston
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