Use of the Journal Impact Factor in academic review, promotion, and tenure evaluations

« We analyzed how often and in what ways the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is currently used in review, promotion, and tenure (RPT) documents of a representative sample of universities from the United States and Canada. (…) »

Source > ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, Erin C McKiernan, Lesley A Schimanski, Carol Muñoz Nieves, Lisa Matthias, Meredith T Niles, Juan P Alperin, Elife. 2019 Jul 31;8. pii: e47338. doi: 10.7554/eLife.47338, PMID: 31364991 PMCID: PMC6668985