Friday, 24 May 2013

Abandoning Journal Impact Factors? Why and why not

  Scientometrics 2012, 92(1) : Special Discussion Issue on Journal Impact Factors

Impact factor: Imperfect but not yet replaceable

The demise of the Impact Factor: The strength of the relationship between citation rates and IF is down to levels last seen 40 years ago


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  2. This article paves the way for a discussion about alternative ways of measuring impact. I've just read an interesting article on the topic.