Deep impact: unintended consequences of journal rank

@article{Brembs2013DeepIU,
  title={Deep impact: unintended consequences of journal rank},
  author={B. Brembs and M. Munaf{\`o}},
  journal={Frontiers in Human Neuroscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={7}
}
  • B. Brembs, M. Munafò
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics
  • Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
Most researchers acknowledge an intrinsic hierarchy in the scholarly journals (“journal rank”) that they submit their work to, and adjust not only their submission but also their reading strategies accordingly. On the other hand, much has been written about the negative effects of institutionalizing journal rank as an impact measure. So far, contributions to the debate concerning the limitations of journal rank as a scientific impact assessment tool have either lacked data, or relied on only a… Expand
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