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Paper: The Sociology of Astronomical Publication Using ADS and ADAMS
Volume: 125, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems VI
Page: 361
Authors: Schulman, Eric; French, James C.; Powell, Allison L.; Murray, Stephen S.; Eichhorn, Guenther; Kurtz, Michael J.
Abstract: We use the NASA Astrophysics Data System database of astronomical abstracts in seven major astronomy journals to study trends in astronomical publication over the last twenty years. Two of the most interesting trends are the decreasing fractions of papers with one author and the increasing number of authors per paper.
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