This week marks the golden anniversary of the Science Citation Index, introduced by Eugene Garfield in 1964.
As new metrics are explored, not everything equates to “impact.” Getting our terms right will help us get our thinking straight.
How well do citations predict Nobels? With an ever-expanding roster of eligible candidates, the going is getting tougher.
With scientific information propagating in new ways, is the Impact Factor measuring what it was intended to measure?