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Friday, September 03, 2004

Retrovirology -- 6 months on

Kuan-Teh Jeang, editor-in-chief of Retrovirology, has written a milestone editorial for his journal. Synthesizing boyhood memories of the coup in Libya with the power inherent in controlling the channels of communication, Jeang makes a compelling case for OA. KT Jeang. Mohmmar Qadaffi, Open Access, and Retrovirology. Retrovirology 2004, 1:24 doi:10.1186/1742-4690-1-24 In addition, he provides a league table of Retrovirology articles which have garnered a minimum of 1000 views (11 of 23 articles). I suspect the reality is even greater. I am unaware of a mechanism by which the article views from the PubMed Central mirror would be included in the count. Retrovirology - Fulltext v1+ (2004+) BioMed Central | PubMed Central; ISSN: 1742-4690.