3 Flaws in the Journal Impact Factor

The JIF has come under growing criticism for its various shortcomings. These include its ineffectiveness as a tool for predicting an article’s impact, the opaque methods used to calculate it, and its potential for misuse.

Top 3 Reasons Why Conference Literature is So Important

Conference literature — the papers and abstracts stemming from professional meetings in science and other academic fields — is becoming increasingly important in academia; the short publication cycle allows a real-time look at modern trends and new insights in the scientific world