Evid Based Dent 2011 ;12(1):5-6
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Data Sources: Medline and the Cochrane Database of systematic reviews between January 1993 and December 2008. Hand search of 12 different dental journals (Journal of Periodontology, International Dental Journal, British Dental Journal, Journal of the International Academy of Periodontology, Journal Canadian Dental Association, Swedish Dental Journal, Quintessence International, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Periodontology 2000, Clinical Oral Implant Research, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, International Journal of Prosthodontic, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry). Language restricted to English. Read More
Croat Med J 2000 Dec;41(4):368-74
Institute for Scientific Information & Publisher-The Scientist, 3501 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
The impact factor has become the subject of widespread controversy. It has gradually developed to mean both journal and author impact. The emphasis on impact factors obscures the main purpose of bibliographic databases created at the Institute for Scientific Information. Read More
Psychother Res 2003 Jan;13(4):511-28
The authors provide an overview of advanced bibliometric methods for (a) an objective and transparent assessment of journal performance and (b) positioning of a journal in relation to other journals. These methods are applied to Psychotherapy Research, an international journal within the field of clinical psychology. In the first analysis, the authors focus on journal performance in an international comparative perspective (i. Read More
Int J Dermatol 1999 May;38(5):357-60
Department of Dermatology, Soonchunhyang University, Chonan Hospital, Colege of Medicine, Chungnam, South Korea.
Background: The reference list is an important part of a scientific article. To be useful, it must be accurate.
Methods: To evaluate the reference accuracy in the Journal of Dermatology and the Korean Journal of Dermatology, we randomly selected 100 references from each journal and checked them against the original articles. Read More