The Field of Near-Death Studies Through 2011: An Updated Analysis of the Scholarly Periodical Literature

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Abstract: Previously in this Journal, Holden and Christian (2005) profiled patterns in the field of near-death studies through an analysis of the scholarly publications from Near-Death Experiences: Index to the Periodical Literature through 2001. In this article, we provide an updated analysis of a similar type through 2011. The body of literature on which we based this analysis included 892 scholarly articles by 629 authors spanning more than a century. We report on patterns related to publication dates and venues, experts and their most cited articles, and most and least published topics in the field - both with regard to ... continued below

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Loseu, Saharnaz; Holden, Janice Miner; Kinsey, Lee & Christian, Rozan Summer 2013.

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Abstract: Previously in this Journal, Holden and Christian (2005) profiled patterns in the field of near-death studies through an analysis of the scholarly publications from Near-Death Experiences: Index to the Periodical Literature through 2001. In this article, we provide an updated analysis of a similar type through 2011. The body of literature on which we based this analysis included 892 scholarly articles by 629 authors spanning more than a century. We report on patterns related to publication dates and venues, experts and their most cited articles, and most and least published topics in the field - both with regard to current status and in comparison to 2001. We discuss limitations of our analysis and implications of it for the future of scholarship in the field of near-death studies.

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"[The Journal of Near-Death Studies] is the only peer-reviewed scholarly journal (ISSN 0891-4494) devoted exclusively to the field of near-death studies. It is cross-disciplinary and published quarterly."

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  • Journal of Near-Death Studies, 31(4), International Association for Near-Death Studies, Summer 2013, pp. 189-202

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  • OCLC: 14781775 | External Link
  • ISSN: 0891-4494
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 88-648131
  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn 86-2701
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc938063

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  • Publication Title: Journal of Near-Death Studies
  • Volume: 31
  • Issue: 4
  • Page Start: 189
  • Page End: 202
  • Pages: 14

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Journal of Near-Death Studies

The Journal of Near-Death Studies is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal devoted to the field of near-death studies. It is published on a quarterly basis by the International Association for Near-Death Studies. The Journal began publication in 1982 under the name Anabiosis which was changed to its current title in 1986 with the start of Volume 6.

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Loseu, Saharnaz; Holden, Janice Miner; Kinsey, Lee & Christian, Rozan. The Field of Near-Death Studies Through 2011: An Updated Analysis of the Scholarly Periodical Literature, article, Summer 2013; Durham, North Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc938063/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .