Publish or perish. .but where? What is the value of impact factors?

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Abstract

The impact factor (IF) of a journal is often used beyond the intent for which it was developed. Other metrics have been developed to address biases associated with IF and are described. However, the question that needs to be addressed is whether impact factors are overused to evaluate the scientifc competency and productivity of individuals or institutions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)426-427
Number of pages2
JournalNuclear Medicine and Biology
Volume42
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2015

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  • Cancer Research
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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In: Nuclear Medicine and Biology, Vol. 42, No. 5, 01.05.2015, p. 426-427.

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