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Journal Impact Factor - The Worst Metric in Science
Chemistry Departmental Seminar (2015)
  • Ian McCullough
Presentation on the origins and proper use of the journal impact factor, followed by a critical look at the deficiencies and misuses of the metric - specifically the use for evaluating individual research output.
  • scholarly communications,
  • journal impact factor,
  • journal metrics
Publication Date
January 21, 2015
Unviersity of Akron
This is a revision of the Journal Impact Factor presentation I first gave in January 2015. I have given the original PowerPoint because it has much of the context of the talk in the notes field.
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Ian McCullough. "Journal Impact Factor - The Worst Metric in Science" Chemistry Departmental Seminar (2015)
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