A team from Google Scholar has found that non-elite journals are publishing an increasing fraction of top-cited articles.

For some 261 subjects, Google's Anurag Acharya and his colleagues examined the 10 most-cited journals and the 1,000 most-cited articles for each year from 1995 to 2012, as they report in a paper posted to arXiv.

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