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Eugene Garfield (1925-2017), Information Scientist and Father of Citation Analysis

Eugene Garfield founded the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) in 1955 along with the Science Citation Index, which evolved into the database Web of Science. Through his work with ISI, he founded citation analysis, developing the journal impact factor. This data is accessible from … Continue reading

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Top ten lists of journals by Article Influence™ score and Eigenfactor™ score

Eigenfactor™ and Article Influence™ are two new metrics to assess a journal’s prestige. They have been included in the Journal Citation Reports and are searchable from eigenfactor.org. See the top ten lists of journals by Article Influence™ score and Eigenfactor™ … Continue reading

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New Features in Journal Citation Reports 2007

The newest release of JCR 2007 provides new metrics to evaluate journals: Five-Year Impact Factor – Gives a broader range of citation activity for a more informative snapshot over time. For journals in subjects where citation activity continues to rise … Continue reading

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