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Multiple Authorship: The Contribution of Senior Authors

Multiple Authorship: The Contribution of Senior Authors,10.1001/jama.280.3.219,Jama-journal of The American Medical Association,J. P. H. Drenth

Multiple Authorship: The Contribution of Senior Authors   (Citations: 49)
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Journal: Jama-journal of The American Medical Association - JAMA-J AM MED ASSN , vol. 280, no. 3, pp. 219-221, 1998
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    • ...The main notion has been that only first and last authorship have any significant meaning (Rennie et al. 1997; Burman 1982; Reisenberg and Lundberg 1990; Drenth 1998; Kennedy 2003)...
    • ...authorship have any significant meaning (Rennie et al. 1997; Burman 1982; Reisenberg and Lundberg 1990; Drenth 1998; Kennedy 2003) are complementary...
    • ...This has been supported by a study showing that the share of last authors with a professor rank is significantly higher than among first authors even though the number of professors appearing as first authors has increased (Drenth 1998)...

    Pauline MattssonCarlet al. Is correspondence reflected in the author position? A bibliometric stu...

    • ...An increase in the mean number of authors per article has previously been noted in medical journals (Drenth 1998; Mussurakis 1993)...
    • ...Mussurakis (1993) showed a doubling in the number of authors per article in radiology journals between 1966 and 1991, while Drenth (1998) demonstrated an increase in authorship in the British Medical Journal from 3.21 ± 1.89 (SD) in 1975 to 4.46 ± 2.04 in 1995...
    • ...This is defined by Drenth (1998) as ‘‘granting of authorship to those who did not make any intellectual effort for the study’’...

    Alexander N. LarcombeSashaet al. Self-citation: comparison between Radiology, European Radiology and Ra...

    • ...The influence of different variables, such as professional rank and age, on authorship practices has also been explored in the literature, noting that scientists tend to sign more as last author and less often as first author as they get older (Gingras et al. 2008) and as they go up in the hierarchy (Drenth 1998)...
    • ...This authorship practice is in line with the results of other studies (see for example Davis and Wilson 2001; Drenth 1998) and is consistent with the perception of promotion committees in different biomedical and experimental disciplines, as shown in a study focused on a sample of medical schools (Wren and Kozak 2007)...

    Rodrigo Costaset al. Do age and professional rank influence the order of authorship in scie...

    • ...There has been a recent increase in the number of authors per original article [9], but many of these are ‘honorary authors’ [10]...

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