Impact fact-or fiction[quest] : Article : The EMBO Journal 2013-05-28


Use the link to access the full text editorial.  A summary reads as follows: "The Journal Impact Factor dominates research assessment in many disciplines and in many countries. While research assessment will always have to rely to some extent on quantitative, standardized metrics, the focus on this single measure has gone so far as to hamper and distort scientific research. The Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), signed by influential journals, funders, academic institutions and individuals across the natural sciences, aims to raise awareness and to redress the use of non-objective research assessment practices."


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Tags: oa.advocacy oa.signatures oa.declarations oa.impact oa.prestige oa.jif oa.dora oa.metrics oa.editorials

Date tagged:

05/28/2013, 15:12

Date published:

05/28/2013, 11:12