the impact factor game

Posted: 19/01/2013 by arilab in General, Opinions
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A critical view on impact factor as a sole measure of scientific quality. From PLOS blog…

Different ways of assessing papers tell you different things. Isn’t it better to have a diversity of measures rather than rely on a single, over-used and over-interpreted metric?

http://blogs.plos.org/plos/2006/06/the-impact-factor-game/

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