[Taxacom] are journal-ranking algorithms code-compliant?

Fred Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Tue Apr 14 16:55:02 CDT 2015


On 4/14/2015 4:38 PM, Michael A. Ivie wrote:
> If anyone is thinking that citing the paper is going to help impact
> factors, think again, as only the citations in the first 2  years post
> publication are counted.  The half-life of a taxonomic paper may be 50
> years, but that does not matter.

* bringing the discussion back to my initial point of the foolishness of 
this procedure. Why does anyone participate in this business, and how 
did it obtain its stranglehold on evaluations?

fred.
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