ISI Impact Factors

The Krafty Librarian posts about Problems with ISI’s Impact Factor Data. The editors of the Journal of Cell Biology and the Journal of Experimental Medicine have written an editorial reporting their inability to verify published impact factors using data provided by ISI, and they’re questioning the validity of the dataset.

Rossner M, Van Epps H, Hill H. Show me the data. J Cell Biol 2007; 179 (6): 1091-1092. Published online December 17 2007, doi:10.1083/jcb.200711140. http://www.jcb.org/cgi/content/full/179/6/1091

Advertisements

One Response

  1. […] Thomson Scientific responds… Posted on January 9, 2008 by Sandy Swanson Thomson Scientific has posted its response to the Journal of Cell Biology editorial, Show me the Data, which we wrote about in December (ISI Impact Factors). […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: