An evaluation of the Australian Research Council's journal ranking

@article{Vanclay2011AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of the Australian Research Council's journal ranking},
  author={Jerome K. Vanclay},
  journal={J. Informetrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={5},
  pages={265-274}
}
As part of its program of ‘Excellence in Research for Australia’ (ERA), the Australian Research Council ranked journals into four categories (A*, A, B, and C) in preparation for their performance evaluation of Australian universities. The ranking is important because it likely to have a major impact on publication choices and research dissemination in Australia. The ranking is problematic because it is evident that some disciplines have been treated very differently than others. This paper… CONTINUE READING

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