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dc.contributor.authorLouys, Julien
dc.contributor.authorBush, Andrew
dc.contributor.authorHagadorn, James W
dc.contributor.authorMacLeod, Norman
dc.contributor.authorPatterson, R Timothy
dc.contributor.authorPolly, P David
dc.contributor.authorRumford, Jennifer Pattison
dc.date.accessioned2021-10-13T01:54:53Z
dc.date.available2021-10-13T01:54:53Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.issn1935-3952
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.26879/171E
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/408949
dc.description.abstractThis issue marks the 20th anniversary of Palaeontologia Electronica (PE). From modest beginnings as a series of discussions on the PaleoNet listserver in 1996, it has become a well-recognised venue for publication and dissemination of research, techniques, and resources in palaeontology. The journal has many “firsts” to its credit, from the first species named on the internet, the first scientific journal with a plain-language abstract, and the first PDF “reprints” in palaeontology. Over 20 years PE also tried many new approaches that weren’t subsequently adopted by the broader scientific community, such as audio abstracts and animated journal covers. This anniversary issue gives us an opportunity to look back at the beginnings of the journal, its initial aims and aspirations, and to chronicle its evolution. It is as much a reflection of the changing nature of PE as it is a reminder of the larger scale changes that have taken place in the world of palaeontology, the internet, and our community over the past two decades.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherCOQUINA PRESS
dc.relation.ispartofissue1
dc.relation.ispartofjournalPalaeontologia Electronica
dc.relation.ispartofvolume20
dc.subject.fieldofresearchGeology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode3705
dc.subject.keywordsScience & Technology
dc.subject.keywordsLife Sciences & Biomedicine
dc.subject.keywordsPaleontology
dc.subject.keywordsElectronic publishing
dc.subject.keywordshistory
dc.titleTwenty Years Online! A brief history of Palaeontologia Electronica (Editorial)
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC3 - Articles (Letter/ Note)
dcterms.bibliographicCitationLouys, J; Bush, A; Hagadorn, JW; MacLeod, N; Patterson, RT; Polly, PD; Rumford, JP, Twenty Years Online! A brief history of Palaeontologia Electronica (Editorial), Palaeontologia Electronica, 2017, 20 (1)
dc.date.updated2021-10-13T01:24:17Z
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gro.griffith.authorLouys, Julien


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