The role of non-scientific factors vis-a-vis the quality of publications in determining their scholarly impact

« (…) This study investigates the role of non-scientific attributes alongside quality scores from peer review in determining scholarly impact. Leveraging data from the first Italian Research Assessment Exercise (VTR 2001-2003) and Web of Science citations, we analyse the relationship between quality scores, non-scientific factors, and publication short- and long-term impact. (…) »

source >, Giovanni Abramo, Ciriaco Andrea D'Angelo, Leonardo Grilli, 8 avril 2024, arXiv:2404.05345