Citations Are the Currency of Science
Citations Are the Currency of Science
Then there are the counterfeiters.
Citations Are the Currency of Science
Citations Are the Currency of Science

Then there are the counterfeiters.

Then there are the counterfeiters.

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Bigger Is Not Always Better for Team Science
Bigger Is Not Always Better for Team Science
Ruth Williams | Feb 13, 2019
Small research groups tend to beat large collaborations when it comes to producing innovative projects and breakthrough discoveries.
Opinion: On “The Impact Factor Fallacy”
Opinion: On “The Impact Factor Fallacy”
Frieder Michel Paulus, Sören Krach, Nicole Cruz | Mar 21, 2017
Papers published in low-impact journals are not necessarily low-quality scientific contributions.
Scientometrics Pioneer Eugene Garfield Dies
Scientometrics Pioneer Eugene Garfield Dies
The Scientist Staff | Feb 27, 2017
Eugene Garfield, founder of the Institute for Scientific Information and The Scientist, has passed away at age 91.
TS Picks: Remembering Eugene Garfield
TS Picks: Remembering Eugene Garfield
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 27, 2017
A look back at the contributions of The Scientist’s founder, scientometrics pioneer Eugene Garfield (1925–2017)
Elsevier’s Answer to the Impact Factor
Elsevier’s Answer to the Impact Factor
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 8, 2016
“CiteScore,” which ranks twice as many journals compared with publications assigned impact factors, makes its debut during a contentious time for journal metrics.
Opinion: The Impact Factor, Re-envisioned
Opinion: The Impact Factor, Re-envisioned
Shibo Jiang, Haoyang Li, Yan Wang | Nov 18, 2016
A combination of the traditional metric and the newer h5 index potentiates the scientific community toward more-balanced evaluation. 
New Citation Measure Assesses Impact of Single Papers
New Citation Measure Assesses Impact of Single Papers
Bob Grant | Sep 8, 2016
Could the Relative Citation Ratio replace the oft maligned journal impact factor?
Ditching Impact Factors for Deeper Data
Ditching Impact Factors for Deeper Data
Bob Grant | Jul 7, 2016
A team of editors and researchers calls on journal publishers to use citation distributions as measures of publication quality rather than relying on much-derided impact factors.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2016
February 2016's selection of notable quotes