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By Sneha Kulkarni | March 03, 2017
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Obituary to Eugene Garfield, the pioneer of citation analytics
Eugene Garfield, pioneer in the field of citation analytics - an obituary
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By Sneha Kulkarni | December 16, 2016
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Elsevier announces the launch of a new metric CiteScore
On December 8, publishing giant Elsevier announced the launch of a new metric CiteScore, a set of metrics that measure the quality of academic journals. At a time when Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is... Read More
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By Editage Insights | December 15, 2016
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Hi Dr. Eddy, I have a question. I published my research article in a well known journal two years ago. Its impact factor is 4.52 at that time of publishing. But its present impact factor is 3.962... Read More
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By Editage Insights | December 09, 2016
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I have submitted my article at a time in two journals showing one SJIF 3.7 and another RJIF 5.2. Is there any problem of submitting in two journals at a time? What is the difference between SJIF and... Read More
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By Dr. Rishabh Jain | August 29, 2016
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The impact factor has for a long time been a measure of journal prestige. Most authors wish to publish their papers in the so called high impact journals, even though it means added costs in terms of... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | August 10, 2016
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Have you ever fallen prey to “gotcha reviewing”?
Journal rejection is considered a natural part of the publication process. However, top-tier journals are more inclined toward rejecting a paper than accepting it, which Neil Herndon, the editor-in-... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | July 12, 2016
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Thomson Reuters sells its intellectual property and science business for $3.55 billion
On July 10, Thomson Reuters announced plans to sell its intellectual property and science business to private-equity funds affiliated with Onex Corporation and Baring Private
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By Clarinda Cerejo | June 16, 2016
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The impact factor and its impact today
Since 2012, scholarly publishing has seen a boom in useful discussions about alternative metrics; science for the public; and measuring research impact in terms of how it touches and improves people’... Read More
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By Jayashree Rajagopalan | June 16, 2016
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7 expert views on the impact factor
Many people are of the opinion that the impact factor is the ultimate measure of a researcher's success and journal's prestige. What do academic publishing experts think? Here, we bring you some... Read More
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By Kakoli Majumder | June 14, 2016
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Thomson Reuters releases the 2016 Journal Citation Reports
The much awaited Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® 2016 has been finally released. The JCR is the world’s most influential resource for evaluating peer-reviewed publications and the source of... Read More
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