Impact factor: Good reasons for concern

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Abstract

This commentary emphasizes the importance of Hernán's contention that the impact factor's strong dependence on nonquality factors makes it utterly flawed as a way to evaluate quality of journals or papers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalEpidemiology
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology

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