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Dark Research: information content in many modern research papers is not easily discoverable online

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397 days ago
@stho002 @Protohedgehog @SpringerNature @BioMedCentral @MsPhelps I actually did some research to add some quantitative data to this problem if you’re interested. I call it ‘Dark Research’
900 days ago
@ryregier It was kinda the thinking behind my 'Dark Research' paper If we could just regex the literature instead of relying on Google Scholar, WoS or Scopus, we'd learn much more. Not sure how widely comprehended that is though.
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DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.773v1/supp-1

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Ross Mounce conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

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