Designed to identify individuals who might be gaming their h-index score, the s-index may do more harm than good.
As an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor, editors propose an index that measures highly cited papers.
Open online review has the potential to attract many more eyes to a new piece of research than conventional peer review. In reality, it may do far worse in attracting the eyes you want.
Journal suppression is an effective tool for reducing high rates of self-citation, even years after a title is reintroduced.
Now we know how suppression decisions are made, should metrics companies suppress titles at all or simply make the underlying data more transparent?
Is citation manipulation a moral problem or an accounting problem?
A brief summary of the main citation indicators used today.
Pivoting away from individual memberships to sources of institutional funding, PeerJ has entered into a crowded market of low-cost megajournals. Can it survive?
The open access megajournal is a proven success, but its future may lie in the hands of commercial entities.
After deleting his predatory publishing list, librarian Jeffrey Beall reemerges into the spotlight with a self-published book about art forgeries.