Blogging meets academic publishing: citing blogs (poorly)

Blogcosm offers a good round-up of online reaction to a NIH agency’s not-so-useful method of citing a weblog.

Several bloggers noticed yesterday that the US National Library of Medicine (NLM, which is part of the NIH: National Institutes of Health) has a style guide for citing blogs… The NLM’s definition of a blog isn’t bad… But the guide itself is several years late and still flawed.