Researchers continue to use the impact factor as a metric for their career progression, but is it a matter of misconstrued peer pressure?
A recent preprint sheds light on just how volatile journal impact factors can be.
Authors of an article in Nature believe it is time to move beyond the journal impact factor and discuss what next-generation metrics should look like.
The fifth edition of the STM report provides an in-depth review of current issues and recent trends within the scientific and scholarly publishing industry.
How can journal growth affect impact factor and what can be done to avoid it?
In a recent opinion piece for The BMJ, Dr Elizabeth Loder describes the potential impact of the resource gap between top- and lower-tier journals.
In the latest issue of The Map Newsletter from ISMPP, medical communications professionals share their experience and tips on how to get clinical research published in high-tier journals.