Multidimensional Journal Evaluation Analyzing Scientific Periodicals beyond the Impact Factor

See on Scoop.itDual impact of research; towards the impactelligent university

Scientific communication depends primarily on publishing in journals. The most important indicator to determine the influence of a journal is the Impact Factor. Since this factor only measures the average number of citations per article in a certain time window, it can be argued that it does not reflect the actual value of a periodical. This book defines five dimensions, which build a framework for a multidimensional method of journal evaluation. The author is winner of the Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship 2011.

 

Haustein, Stefanie

Multidimensional Journal Evaluation

Analyzing Scientific Periodicals beyond the Impact Factor. Gegruyter, 2012. ISBN:978-3-11-025555-3

Contents: http://www.degruyter.com/view/supplement/9783110255553_Contents.pdf

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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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