Tuesday, May 22, 2007

MLA 2007 Tuesday, May 21

Evaluative Measures for Resource Quality Beyond the Impact Factor
Eugene Garfield spoke about impact factors and Bob Schaufreider of MPS Technologies spoke about "making sense of your usage statistics". I didn't understand anything. The moderator listed some papers and web sites that seemed to be of interest:

"Measuring Journals" by John Ewing in Notices of the AMS, Octo. 2006

UKSG Usage Factor http://www.uksg.org/usagefactors

Bergstrom McAfee "cost per citation" site <> couldn't write fast enough

Eigenfactor Ranking

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