JIFSJournal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems
JIFSJoint Initiative Funding Scheme (UK)
JIFSJournal of International Finance Studies
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So come 1972, he had devised JIF as a measure of the short-term average citation rate of papers published in a journal.
Today, controversy reigns and the mighty JIF remains a hotbed of intense discussion.
Journal impact factor (JIF) is one of the measures most commonly used and misused.
Usage statistics, unlike JIFs and citations, can measure an article's use not only by scholars but also by a lay audience.
JCR's JIFs, as influence measures for journals, have several shortcomings, including the following:
Librarians and administrators in academia use and misuse JIFs. Impact factors were created to assess how journals are affecting research in a field by examining how often articles are subsequently referenced in other studies.
Some respondents associated high JIFs with better dissemination of research and perceived value of journals, both of which they believed to be beneficial to career advancement.
The current study sought to determine if attributes of articles and journals are associated with JIFs. If the JIF is a measure of quality, then attributes other than citation counts relating to the quality and relevance of an article should have positive associations with and contribute to explaining variation in JIFs.
In contrast to journal-level metrics like the JIF and author-level metrics like the h-index, the RCR is an article-level metric.
Each year Acta Dermatovenerol APA's predicted JIF was calculated in a way to match the official JIF published annually in Thomson Scientific Journal Citation Reports (3).
Applying the journal impact factor (JIF) as proxy for the quality of individual authors is both misleading and unethical.
An editorial in Nature Neuroscience noted a study that suggested that this tool provides an excellent correlation with JIF in the field of neuroscience [20].