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Taking the Impact Factor seriously is similar to taking creationism, homeopathy or divining seriously

Brembs, Björn (2012) Taking the Impact Factor seriously is similar to taking creationism, homeopathy or divining seriously. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (15 Aug 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

There is no evidence that journal rank has any persuasive predictive property for any measure of scientific quality. Every scientist who is not aware of the unscientific nature of the Impact Factor should ask themselves if they are in the right profession, writes Bjoern Brembs.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2013 11:44
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 00:52
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52061

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