Tuesday, May 15, 2007

B - To evaluate a journal with criteria "impact factor-free"

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.
DOI: 10.1002/asi.20599

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.

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jissue/76504585

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