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Friday, 3 May 2013

arXiv:1305.0379 Does Criticisms Overcome the Praises of Journal Impact Factor?

arXiv:1305.0379 (May 2013)
Does Criticisms Overcome the Praises of Journal Impact Factor?
Masood Fooladi, Hadi Salehi, Melor Md Yunus, Maryam Farhadi, Arezoo Aghaei Chadegani, Hadi Farhadi and Nader Ale Ebrahim
Received. 02 May 2013  Last updated. 02 May 2013
Abstract. Journal impact factor (IF) as a gauge of influence and impact of a particular journal comparing with other journals in the same area of research, reports the mean number of citations to the published articles in particular journal. Although, IF attracts more attention and being used more frequently than other measures, it has been subjected to criticisms, which overcome the advantages of IF. Critically, extensive use of IF may result in destroying editorial and researchers behaviour, which could compromise the quality of scientific articles. Therefore, it is the time of the timeliness and importance of a new invention of journal ranking techniques beyond the journal impact factor.
Categories. cs.DL
Subject. Digital Libraries
MSC-class. K.3.2
Comment. 7 pages, No figure
Journal-ref. Asian Social Science vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 176-182, April 27, 2013
Published Article doi: 10.5539/ass.v9n5p176

arXiv:1305.0379 Does Criticisms Overcome the Praises of Journal Impact Factor?

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