DO A FIELD LIST OF INTERNATIONALLY VISIBLE JOURNALS AND THEIR JOURNAL IMPACT FACTORS DEPEND ON THE INITIAL SET OF JOURNALS? A RESEARCH PROPOSAL

RONALD ROUSSEAU (rousseau@kh.khbo.be KIHWV, Zeedijk 101, 8400 Ostend and LUC Diepenbeek, 3590 Belgium)
ERNESTO SPINAK (spinaker@adinet.com.uy Escuela Universitaria de Bibliotecologia Casilla de Correo 1258, Correo Central, Montevideo, Uruguay)

Journal of Documentation

ISSN: 0022-0418

Publication date: 1 April 1996

Abstract

A research model is proposed to prove or disprove the dependence of a field list of internationally visible journals on the initial set. Applications of the experiment are outlined. A conjecture is formulated concerning the validity of isi's impact factors.

Citation

ROUSSEAU, R. and SPINAK, E. (1996), "DO A FIELD LIST OF INTERNATIONALLY VISIBLE JOURNALS AND THEIR JOURNAL IMPACT FACTORS DEPEND ON THE INITIAL SET OF JOURNALS? A RESEARCH PROPOSAL", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 52 No. 4, pp. 449-456. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb026975

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