Impact factor inflation: Measuring the gatekeeper effect in scientific literature

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Abstract

This research seeks to measure the prevalence of Impact Factor inflation in two areas of science by comparing preprints archived in Arxiv.org to their respective versions published in peer-reviewed journals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalProceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting
Volume47
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2010

Keywords

  • Academic Assessment
  • Gatekeepers
  • Peer-Review

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Sciences

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