The history and meaning of the journal impact factor
Diversity, value and limitations of the journal impact factor
and alternative metrics.
It can be argued that the Goodhart's law applies to the Journal Impact Factor
(JIF) since it is often used to indicate the quality of science.
2006) The history and meaning of the journal impact factor
Sometimes, rather than computing the total number of citations, a journal impact factor
is computed by counting only citations of articles published in a certain period, and dividing the number of citations by the number of articles published in the journal during that period (a recent ranking of economics journals and a description of the methodology used appears in Kalaitzidakis, Mamuneas and Stengos, 2003).
This year, in the face of the worldwide economic recession vortices, The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering has further grown and improved: the successfully implemented Gross Check program has helped with protecting the articles of the Journal from plagiarism possibilities, an increase in the Journal Impact Factor
has reached index 1.
The annual Journal Citation Reports include a number of indices, the key one being the journal impact factor
, despite debate as to its usefulness.
A journal impact factor
is the ratio of the number of citations to recent articles to the number of recent articles published, averaged over a two-year period.
Some may argue that journal impact factor
is an unproved measurement of journal quality.
Relationship between journal impact factor
and levels of evidence in anaesthesia.
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June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, is changing the face of scholarly journal evaluation with today's release of the 2015 Journal Citation Reports(JCR) that includes the integration of a new metric, the Journal Impact Factor
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