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      The Impact Factor Game : It is time to find a better way to assess the scientific literature

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      The PLoS Medicine Editors

      PLoS Medicine

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          Abstract

          The PLoS Medicine editors argue that we need a better measure than the impact factor for assessing the biomedical literature.

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          Journal
          PLoS Med
          pmed
          PLoS Medicine
          Public Library of Science (San Francisco, USA )
          1549-1277
          1549-1676
          June 2006
          6 June 2006
          : 3
          : 6
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          Article
          10.1371/journal.pmed.0030291
          1475651
          16749869
          8ea2ef06-617a-42b0-9247-b6986c977ac2
          Copyright: © 2006 The PLoS Medicine Editors. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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          Editorial
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          Science Policy
          Medical Journals
          Editorial Policies (Including Conflicts of Interest)

          Medicine

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