Revista médica de Chile
versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887
SAGUA F, Hernán. Analysis of electronic references in a volume of Revista Médica de Chile. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2007, vol.135, n.7, pp. 939-941. ISSN 0034-9887. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872007000700016.
Background: Publications in electronic format using Web sites facilitates and extends the access to information from any place in the world. Nevertheless, the use of electronic references still lacks the rigor with which the printed reference is handled. Aim: To analyze the citation of electronic references in Revista Médica de Chile. Material and methods: Twelve issues of volume 132 were analyzed, quantifying the number of electronic references. Their accuracy was assessed considering the elements available in the Web site and access date. Results: Seventy six electronic references were detected. Of these, 28 (37%) incorporated available in, 76 (100%) indicated the Web site and 38 (50%) indicated the access date. Conclusions: Electronic references are still scanty and incomplete in Revista Médica de Chile
Palabras clave : Bibliography; Internet; Publications.