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2012-07-17 10:12:42

BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine is pleased to be able to add scientific rigour to the debate about open access research, by publishing an article which compares the scientific impact of open access with traditional subscription publishing and has found that both of these publishing business models produce high quality peer reviewed articles. The debate about who should pay for scientific publishing is of continuing importance to the scientific community but also to the...

2011-08-03 06:45:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses announced today that its Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing (JoPAN) has been accepted for coverage in Thompson Reuters' abstracting and indexing services, including the Journal Citation Reports (JCR). JCR follows the world's most influential journals in the sciences and social sciences and establishes each publication's impact factor, which measures the number of times an article is cited in...

2011-07-14 07:09:00

AMSTERDAM, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the highlights of its journal Impact Factor performance in 2010. According to the 2010 Journal Citation Reports(R) published by Thomson Reuters, Elsevier saw over 55% of its journal Impact Factors increase from 2009 to 2010, while slightly over 49% of non-Elsevier journals showed an increased Impact Factor. In...

2011-07-01 00:02:40

The 2010 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) shows an impressive improvement in the impact factor for the International Journal of Nanomedicine Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Thomson Reuters has just released the 2010 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR), showing an impressive improvement to the impact factor for the International Journal of Nanomedicine, published by Dove Medical Press. The 2010 impact factor for the International Journal of Nanomedicine has been released at 4.976 (up...

2011-06-30 16:02:00

Many titles again top the list of most highly cited journals in their category MELVILLE, N.Y., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org) is pleased to report significant increases in the impact factors of many of its key titles, as reported in the 2010 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) (Thomson Reuters 2011). Stand-out performances include a 34.6% jump by Biomicrofluidics, a more than 15% increase by Chaos, and impressive...

2010-10-27 14:07:35

Press release from PLoS Medicine Journals need to develop policies to handle the inevitable competing interests that arise when they publish papers that may bring them reprint revenue or increase their impact factors. This is the conclusion of a research article by Andreas Lundh and colleagues from the Nordic Cochrane Centre published in this weeks PLoS Medicine. An accompanying perspective by Harvey Marcovitch, ex-chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and an editorial from the...


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