Relative measure index: a metric to measure the quality of journals

@article{Raj2012RelativeMI,
  title={Relative measure index: a metric to measure the quality of journals},
  author={Ram Gopal Raj and A. N. Zainab},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={93},
  pages={305-317}
}
Journal impact factors (JIF) have been an accepted indicator of ranking journals. However, there has been increasing arguments against the fairness of using the JIF as the sole ranking criteria. This resulted in the creation of many other quality metric indices such as the h-index, g-index, immediacy index, Citation Half-Life, as well as SCIMago journal rank (SJR) to name a few. All these metrics have their merits, but none include any great degree of normalization in their computations. Every… CONTINUE READING
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