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).
Thomson Scientific corrects inaccuracies in editorial contends that the JCB editorial is misleading and inaccurate, and responds point-by-point to several statements made in that article.
In a press release, Thomson Scientific also announced the creation of a journal citation forum to promote discussion of citation-based research evaluation. Read the press release: Thomson Scientific launches Journal Citation Forum dedicated to discussion about citation-based research evaluation.
From the University of Melbourne Library Intelligencer