Requiem for impact factors and high publication charges

  title={Requiem for impact factors and high publication charges},
  author={Chris R. Triggle and Ross MacDonald and David J. Triggle and Donald Grierson},
  journal={Accountability in Research},
  pages={133 - 164}
ABSTRACT Journal impact factors, publication charges and assessment of quality and accuracy of scientific research are critical for researchers, managers, funders, policy makers, and society. Editors and publishers compete for impact factor rankings, to demonstrate how important their journals are, and researchers strive to publish in perceived top journals, despite high publication and access charges. This raises questions of how top journals are identified, whether assessments of impacts are… 
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