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Deep impact: unintended consequences of journal rank

Brembs, Björn, Button, Katherine and Munafò, Marcus (2013) Deep impact: unintended consequences of journal rank. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7, p. 291.

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Abstract

Most researchers acknowledge an intrinsic hierarchy in the scholarly journals (“journal rank”) that they submit their work to, and adjust not only their submission but also their reading strategies accordingly. On the other hand, much has been written about the negative effects of institutionalizing journal rank as an impact measure. So far, contributions to the debate concerning the limitations ...

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Item type:Article
Date:24 June 2013
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Neurogenetik (Prof. Dr. Björn Brembs)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fnhum.2013.00291DOI
Keywords:impact factor, journal ranking, statistics as topic, publishing, open access, scholarly communication, libraries, library services
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Generalities, Science
000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:28746
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