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The article? The journal? What is the basic unit of information?

In Uncategorized on June 12, 2008 by Alan Lovell Tagged: ,

Some interesting thoughts on what the natural unit of health information is (bringing in parallels to how our thoughts about tracks and albums changed with the advent of digital music), and its impact on the journal of the future… the author writes: “… what’s the “natural unit” of health information? Is the article to an issue of a journal what a track is to an LP record? After all, clinicians never come to our library seeking an issue- they come in search of an article…”

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