I recently saw this reasonably interesting graphic regarding journals and open access. As many of you know, there is a large discussion about open access. It appears to be most strong within ...
I am working on a research project that all total will probably end up lasting about 2 years. As the research progresses, I am writing articles about each new discovery/study, with each article ...
I'm a fairly new chemical engineering graduate student. I've been doing research for one semester so far (in molecular dynamics) and in the process have learned about journals and "impact factor" (a ...
why is the impact factor of mathematical journals “often” lower than the impact factor of journals in other disciplines
I was always wondering why is the impact factor of mathematical journals "often" lower than the impact factor of journals in other disciplines? I come up with some guesses that I would like to know ...
In Medicine, an Impact Factor of a journal is important indicator (IF) of journal quality. Are there examples of conference proceedings that have a formal IF figure computed?
Where can I find a database of impact factors where self-citation has been removed? A journal's self-citations are defined as those citations by that journal's papers towards other papers in the same ...
Impact factors of journals are one the most commonly use indicator of their quality. As a consequence when someone is looking for a journal in which publish his results, the highest the impact factor, ...
Are academic indicators (h-index, impact factor, etc) really adopted by institutions? Currently used? And how?
Academic indicators (h-index, impact factor, modified h-indexes, etc) have a long string of criticism by academics and not (see here, here or here). Instead of debating (endlessly) on how "not ...