A colourless conveyor belt?BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7072.1611a (Published 21 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1611
- Richard Horton, editora
- a Lancet, London WC1B 3SL
Paperback Writer? Ah, so perhaps LaPorte and Hibbitts's oracles were in favour of publishing after all. Still, the practice of (Ingel)fingering papers, whether in ink or in HTML, lives on as a curious relic of academic paternalism.* For who can doubt that authors have the right to distribute their research findings how they please? In medicine authors do not need an editor or an invidious “rule” to tell them of the …
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