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The number game: 7 Global trends in impact factor and other citation metrics

Sneha Kulkarni | Jun 19, 2015 | 13,022 views
Understanding the citation patterns and the trends in the use of impact metrics is vital to gaining insights into the dynamic landscape of scholarly publishing.

Understanding the citation patterns and the trends in the use of citation metrics is vital to gaining insights into the dynamic landscape of scholarly publishing. Read on to know whether impact factor will continue to dominate scientific publication, what the latest global trends in citations are, and how citation patterns vary across disciplines and countries. As scientific literature continues to expand and become more accessible, the scientific community is placing increasing importance on studying these trends to measure the impact of published research.  

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