Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted): The Mismeasurement of Science
Librarians have long identified the problems and weaknesses of citation analysis and journal impact factors. In this post, the pseudonymous GrrlScientist provides a detailed summary of “The Mismeasurement of Science” by Peter A. Lawrence. Current Biology 17(15):R583-R585, an article on the same subject by a zoologist and professor at the University of Cambridge.