[Taxacom] e-publication of EarlyView: clarification needed

Mark WIlden mark at mwilden.com
Thu Sep 13 22:50:12 CDT 2012


Is it reasonable there would be 52 articles in 321pp? Seems possible, I suppose.


On Sep 13, 2012, at 7:37 PM, Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org> wrote:

> On a completely separate topic...
> 
>> R I Pocock (1898) LII.-On the Arachnida taken in the Transvaal and in
>> Nyasaland by Mr W. L. Distant and Dr Percy Rendall. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist.
> (7) 1:
>> 308-321
> 
> My interpretation is that "LII" is the article number (52), and hence not
> part of the title.  How would others consider this?
> 
> This supports Rod's point (which I heartily endorse!):
> 
>> (and all the variations in citation style we could have for that reference
> not to
>> mention how people treat the series [7], etc.). Plus the DOI also takes
> you to
>> the reference, whereas it's not clear what I do with the citation string.
> If we
>> use both the DOI and whatever citation style we like, we can have the
>> benefits of unambiguously identifying the paper we are talking about, as
> well
>> as having a more familiar citation string. Just check the literature cited
> section
>> of a modern journal for examples.
> 
> Aloha,
> Rich
> 
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