What will remain of the Impact Factor?
Keywords:Bibliometric, COVID-19, Impact Factor, journal citation report, research evaluation
This year the new 2022 version of Clarivate’s impact factor profoundly changed the setup for some journals. Complicated by the pandemic, the introduction of early access into the tally of articles lead to the question of whether impact factors can still be considered the most important parameter for traditional bibliometric evaluations.
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