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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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Posted by AJCann on 19 Nov 2009 at 12:16 GMT

I enjoyed this article and found its wide-ranging perspective very useful, but I am a little confused as to why it appeared in PLoS Biology rather than PLoS One. It is not limited to life sciences.

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