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Review Articles: The Black-Market of Scientific Currency (Papers: Lee W. Cohnstaedt, Jesse Poland 2016)

Published/Released on September 08, 2016 | Posted by Admin on September 19, 2016 / , , , , , ,
 


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Citations are the scientific currency that quantifies the success of an individual or journal. Impact factor, H-factor, and other derivatives of citation number determine an author’s prestige in addition to a possible monetary value when journal articles are examined for job promotion, recognition awards, and grants. Similarly, journals that are more highly cited are viewed as more competitive and to have a broader readership. The correlation states, the more highly cited a paper or journal, the greater the importance and advancement of the research field. However, these assumptions are flawed because review papers are more commonly cited than original manuscripts in all…

Cohnstaedt LW, Poland J (2016) Review Articles: The Black-Market of Scientific Currency. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saw061
Open access: http://aesa.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/09/07/aesa.saw061.full



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