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    August 01, 2013

    A New Look for RSNA’s Journals

    Over the past several decades, all of us have had our lives reshaped by a burgeoning array of online communications tools. We now receive information through a variety of media and communicate with one another in myriad web-assisted, video and asynchronous ways. We also have ready access to vast information stores, even on our hand-held devices.

    Online communication tools have also shaped scholarly publications, including the RSNA’s online journals, Radiology Online and RadioGraphics Online, since their inception in 1998. At the time, advances in search functions, email alerts, and availability of supplemental material were considered revolutionary. As the Web has evolved, so have the features of our journals to keep pace with the needs of RSNA’s readers.

    In 2009-2010, our online journals were redesigned to take advantage of newly developed Web 2.0 capabilities that improved reader interactivity and facilitated more customized content navigation. These enhancements were well received and the usage of the online journals has grown dramatically.

    For instance, in 2012, 66 percent of Radiology subscribers and 61 percent of RadioGraphics subscribers received the journals online only. There was an astonishing total of 1,340,500 visits to the RSNA online journals’ homepages and 1,775,000 views of their abstracts. Moreover, many readers also took advantage of the RSNA mobile journal apps, with over 39,000 installations by the end of 2012. As we visit medical centers around the country for the RSNA’s Visiting Editors Programs, we consistently hear that most readers have come to rely on being able to access journal content online. As a result, incorporating advances in online publication is a high priority for the RSNA.

    This year, the online journals are poised to enter another new phase, as we shift production from Highwire Press to Atypon, a leading provider of specialty software to deliver online content. The enhanced semantic, bibliometric and social networking capabilities offered by Atypon should further enhance readers’ experience. Readers will have increased capabilities to customize content by needs and interests. In time, they will be able to peruse only the content they want to see, where they want to see it, and in the way they want it presented.

    The enhanced journal homepages will also offer simpler navigation. Social networking tools will improve interactive communications about journal content among individuals, groups, and online forums. The new semantic features will further improve search capabilities, facilitate the assignment of expert reviewers to newly submitted articles under review, and provide a better format for creating and analyzing metadata. We also envision providing online tools to help readers more easily wade through the confusing array of abbreviations and acronyms that populate our journals.

    We look forward to receiving your comments on the redesigned online journals and how the new features impact your experience.

    Read more about the RSNA journals redesign here. 

    Jeffrey S. Klein, M.D. and Herbert Y. Kressel, M.D.
    RadioGraphics Editor Jeffrey S. Klein, M.D., and Radiology Editor Herbert Y. Kressel, M.D.
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