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Title: Resumos Científicos em Saúde – Estudo exploratório de resumos de artigos das revistas Nature e PLOS One
Authors: Leitão, Helena 
Borges, Maria Manuel 
Simões, Maria da Graça 
Keywords: Acesso Aberto; Via dourada; Resumos
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Serial title, monograph or event: VII Encuentro Ibérico EDICIC 2015
Place of publication or event: Madrid
Abstract: Budapest Declaration in February 2002 opened up the discussion of free and universal access to scientific knowledge, seeking to explore the potential opened by digital technology and how the processes and scientific info products fit this new situation. This study aims to assess the potential of scientific summary in the area of Health Sciences giving emphasis to the role of its structure as a key element in meeting the content of the documents of the representative functions in two different contexts: Open Access (OA) and Toll Access (TA). The methodology used was qualitative, divided into two phases, literature review, and a case study focused on the comparative analysis of the abstracts of two scientific journals of Life Sciences published in different contexts: in PLoS One (OA) and Nature (TA).The results point to the 1 structural compatibility between the abstracts analyzed in two journals, observing, however, that the abstracts of Nature have no structure, as opposed to a significant percentage of those in PLoS One. PLoS One abstracts are longer than those of Nature and the number of articles in the former is superior to the latter. Finally, it is observed that the reference section of abstracts of PLoS One includes a larger number of elements than that of Nature. We conclude by recognizing the role of the abstract as an excellent resource in disclosure, update, and selection of scientific literature, regardless of the access contexts in which it occurs. It is possible through it determine the relevance of the content of the articles and also recognize their advantage in the context of both toll access, while eventual replacement of the document, and open access, as filter in the selection of relevant articles.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/29972
ISBN: 978-84-608-3330-7
DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3056.2641
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FLUC Secção de Informação - Artigos em Livros de Actas
I&D CEIS20 - Artigos e Resumos em Livros de Actas

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