Thomson Reuters Speaks with David Tempest, Elsevier

by ‎06-26-2008 03:31 PM - edited ‎06-16-2010 04:15 PM

As Associate Director of Research and Academic Relations for Elsevier, one of the world’s foremost scholarly publishers, bibliometrician David Tempest and his team provide the analysis to advise Elsevier’s 2,000 journals on maximizing their quality. He is a frequent lecturer on the uses (and misuses) of Impact Factor. Today, David talks with Thomson Reuters about the relationship between Impact Factor and journal quality, and Elsevier’s commitment to best practice with the use of bibliometrics. Read more...

Thomson Scientific Corrects Inaccuracies In Editorial

by ‎06-26-2008 03:28 PM - edited ‎06-26-2008 03:30 PM

Article Titled “Show me the Data”, Journal of Cell Biology, Vol. 179, No. 6, 1091-1092, 17 December 2007 (doi: 10.1083/jcb.200711140) is Misleading and Inaccurate Read more...

Thomson Reuters speaks with Jim Testa, about Impact Factor

by ‎06-26-2008 03:27 PM - edited ‎06-16-2010 04:16 PM

As Thomson Reuters Director of Editorial Development, Jim Testa travels the globe working with researchers, institutions and scholarly journals to understand their research needs in the areas of both content and evaluation. Here, we talk with Jim about the controversial, yet ever present Impact Factor, a proprietary measure of journal influence created in the 1950s by Thomson Reuters Chairman Emeritus, (ISI Founder) Dr. Eugene Garfield. Read more...

Thomson Reuters speaks with Jim Pringle, about Impact Factor

by ‎06-26-2008 03:26 PM - edited ‎06-16-2010 04:17 PM

Today, Jim Pringle, Thomson Reuters Vice President of Product Development, shares with us his insights into research performance metrics, including his unique perspective of the much-talked-about Journal Impact Factor. Read more...