Open source software is often used in science but is left uncited in many publications: researchers urge authors to make a change.
Authors and editors are asked to be vigilant, and advice to peer reviewers is updated, amidst scandal of reviewer who asked for multiple self-citations during reviews.
How can journal growth affect impact factor and what can be done to avoid it?
Can preprints be cited in the same way as papers published in a peer reviewed journal, or do we need to define new standards?
We examine a recent Nature study that reveals how many papers end up without a single citation.