Coleman A. Assessing the value of a journal beyond the impact factor. 2007. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Published Online (early view): 18 Apr 2007.
With the current rapid evolution of scientific communication in its different facets, the author considers citations (and, consequently, impact factor) not completely representative of a journal value, and proposes other criteria to evaluate a journal such as: journal attraction power, author associativity and journal consumption power.