Re: Interoperability - subject classification/terminology

From: Barry Mahon <barry.mahon_at_IOL.IE>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 09:09:39 -0000

19/11/2003 19:29:32, Stevan Harnad <> wrote:
>But please don't forget that journals never had (and never needed) subject
>indices, the way books do, and one of the reasons is probably that,
>apart from happening to have been accepted for the same issue, their
>articles don't have much to do with one another -- and if the *were*
>gathered into a book as a collection, they wouldn't be in the *same*
>book, but many different, topic-specific ones.

What about abstracting and indexing services??

Bye, Barry
Received on Thu Nov 20 2003 - 09:09:39 GMT

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