Thursday, 17 October 2013

Impact factors are clouding our judgement

Impact factors are clouding our judgement  (Reciprocal Space Blog by Stephen Curry)
  
Nature has an interesting news feature this week on impact factors. Eugenie Samuel Reich’s article — part of a special supplement covering various aspects of the rather ill-defined notion of impact — explores whether publication in journals such as Nature or Science is a game-changer for scientific careers.

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