January 31, 2019
J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2019;3:9−17.
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Ganry L, Tymofieiev OO, Kilipiris EG, Zhehulovych ZY, Fesenko OD, Fesenko II. Transition from a French-language to an exclusively English-language journal dedicated to oral and maxillofacial surgery: the transition`s impact on journal`s growth, internationalization, and academic career. J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2019;3(1):9−17.
Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a bimonthly peer-reviewed French publication which exists since 1874. The purposes of this paper are: 1) to analyze the publication history of the core French journal from its foundation in 1894 till nowadays, 2) to study a transition period of changing the Journal`s language from French to English, 3) to understand the arguments for the language transition, and 4) to analyze the immediate positive results of the transition in a 2-year follow-up period.