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Tagged With: journals

You’re not alone in hating impact factors

By Rebecca Nesbit Hands up who hates impact factors. Everyone? Then why do we still use them? I believe one of the reasons is that we think the people at the top use them. There is no doubt some truth in this, though I was relieved to discover that many influential people are willing to … Continue reading »

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Open Access

by Jackie Caine, Senior Science Policy Adviser at the Society of Biology Open Access – the business of making research outputs (papers, data and more) accessible to everyone easily and for free – is a hot policy topic at the moment, with recent government proposals providing the momentum to make the UK a pioneer of … Continue reading »

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