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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

  • Shirley Wu mail

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

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

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these are only two of many journal selection features

Posted by cpikas on 17 Nov 2009 at 11:43 GMT

those they view as the highest quality and the most important

others found in the literature include 1) previous experience with the journal (immediately or over time) 2) access 3) reputation (see, for example, work by Ellis and work by Wang and Soergel)

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