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Article-Level Metrics and the Evolution of Scientific Impact

  • Cameron Neylon,

    Affiliation: Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, United Kingdom

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  • Shirley Wu mail

    swu@23andme.com

    Affiliation: 23andMe, Mountain View, California, United States of America

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  • Published: November 17, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000242

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Thank you for the fascinating article

Posted by hopeyj on 28 Nov 2009 at 16:18 GMT

Fascinating reading. I found this statement particularly so, "Another issue is that the majority of people making hiring and granting decisions do not consider commenting a valuable contribution.”

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