The centrality and prestige of CACM

@article{Polites2008TheCA,
  title={The centrality and prestige of CACM},
  author={Greta L. Polites and Richard Thomas Watson},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={2008},
  volume={51},
  pages={95-100}
}
Journal rankings identify the most respected publications in a field, and can influence which sources to read to remain current, as well as which journals to target when publishing. Ranking studies also help track the progress of the field, identifying core journals and research topics, and tracking changes in these topics and perceptions over time. Past journal ranking studies have consistently found Communications of the ACM (CACM) to be very highly respected within the IS discipline. However… Expand
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Polites (gpolites@uga.edu) is a doctoral student in the MIS Department
  • Polites (gpolites@uga.edu) is a doctoral student in the MIS Department
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    Watson (rwatson@terry.uga.edu) is the J. Rex Fuqua Distinguished Chair for Internet Strategy in the MIS Department
    • Watson (rwatson@terry.uga.edu) is the J. Rex Fuqua Distinguished Chair for Internet Strategy in the MIS Department