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Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Avoiding URL Reference Degradation

The April issue of PLoS Biology contains correspondence entitled Avoiding URL Reference Degradation in Scientific Publications. The correspondence is about possible use of the Internet Archive as a way to archive a Web site an author has cited. The response from PLoS points out some drawbacks to this approach, but encourages "further input on this issue from the scientific and medical community".