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Table 1 Information sources where Editors-in-Chief of veterinary journals (n = 32) learned about reporting guidelines

From: A survey of the awareness, knowledge, policies and views of veterinary journal Editors-in-Chief on reporting guidelines for publication of research

Information source Number of respondents* Percentage of respondents*
Other journals 10 31.3
Internet 7 21.9
Own journal, including editorial discussions 6 18.8
Medical literature 3 9.4
Professional colleagues 3 9.4
International Association of Veterinary Editors (IAVE) 2 6.3
Postgraduate study 2 6.3
Other sources (one respondent each)† 11 34.4
  1. *Numbers and percentages add up to more than 32 and 100% respectively because some respondents named more than one source.
  2. †Other sources were: books, Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), EQUATOR Network, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), Journal club, lectures, MEDLINE, National Institutes of Health (NIH), publishers, and reporting guideline authors.