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The dream of ‘editormetrics' - why a FAIR dataset of journal editors would benefit all researchers

Nishikawa-Pacher, Andreas (2022) The dream of ‘editormetrics' - why a FAIR dataset of journal editors would benefit all researchers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Oct 2022). Blog Entry.

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Editors are among the most powerful actors in the scientific community. By deciding which papers (not) to publish, they can influence public discourse and nurture – or obstruct – academic careers. However, there is little available information about aggregate patterns of scholarly journal editorships. This may change soon, as Andreas Nishikawa-Pacher writes, thanks to a novel dataset created in collaboration with Kerstin Shoch and Tamara Heck that provides new insights into the landscape of journal editing.

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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2023 14:18
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:46

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