Editorial: when to be an author?

Editorial: when to be an author? Journal of Hematopathology (2017) 10:89–90 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12308-017-0311-1 EDITORIAL J. H. van Krieken Published online: 28 November 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2017 The number of authors on a scientific work is highly ask for detailed information on each individual contribu- variable and differs between disciplines. In the field of tion, which becomes cumbersome when more than 1000 law, for instance, most works are monographies by single authors are included. To acknowledge that research is author while in astronomy, more than 1000 authors are always teamwork, it has been suggested to leave out au- quite common. In the medical field, it is rare that a re- thorship altogether and write articles on behalf of teams. This latter option might seem attractive but goes against search article is written by a single author. I give an ex- ample in the literature review in this issue [1]. The series human nature. It is nice to see your name in print (al- of reviews [2–7] I write for this Journal is another, but though nowadays rarely really printed), and persons like they are really a personal selection of articles from the to be able to show what they have contributed to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Hematopathology Springer Journals

Editorial: when to be an author?

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