Evaluation of medical journal web sites

Catherine T. Witkop*

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In the past 10 years, most medical journals have developed Web sites that not only deliver the electronic version of their publication but also provide a multimedia collection of resources, articles, educational tools, and external links to meet the needs and interests of the 21st century clinician. This article presents an evaluation tool with 5 criteria to assess the quality and scope of a medical journal's Web site and provides readers with an assessment and detailed tour through the Web sites of 5 major medical journals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)485-494
Number of pages10
JournalClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2013


  • evaluation
  • Internet
  • medical journal
  • Web site


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