F1000 Journal Rankings & a new monthly F1000 Journal Factor — The Map Is Not the Territory

Via Scoop.itDUALimpact

On Monday, the Faculty of 1000 announced a new service, the F1000 Journal Factor, that ranks the quality of journals based upon the ratings of individual articles submitted by volunteer faculty reviewers. While still in beta, the new service is a clear shot across the bow of Thomson Reuter’s journal impact factor. Unlike the impact factor — released by report each summer for the previous year — the F1000 Journal Factor is updated monthly. It is designed to “provide a continuously updating picture of journals ranked by excellence within biology and medicine,” according to the F1000 press release..
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About Wilfred Mijnhardt
RMIMR is my virtual playground, a place to reflect on issues from my professional context, my job as Policy Director at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). RSM is the international university based business school at Erasmus University Rotterdam. More info here: www.rsm.nl Here is my list of relevant publications on the topic of my RMIMR weblog: http://www.mendeley.com/collections/694621/RMIMR-Repository/ The rss feed for my RMIMR collection is here: http://www.mendeley.com/collections/rss/694621/ Here is my other weblog on impact of research: http://www.scoop.it/t/dualimpact

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