Clean, data rich, and intuitive, forest plots can be used to visualize publication metrics.
Two thought-provoking articles published last week in JAMA make compelling and complementary arguments to the rhetorical power of both numbers and words in conveying the message of science.
A study showing that randomized controlled trials don’t cite much of the preceding literature suggests there’s a problem, but it’s unclear exactly what the problem is.
A recent article about statistics started a useful discussion in the blogosphere. And I was left wondering: Are open data dreams built on statistical sand?
A new review of the literature about open access’ effects on article citations attempts to rewrite the debate.