Do impact factor journals create real impact?
July 21st, 2015 | Technology Times | No Comments
IN RECENT years many scientific journals have multiplied an "Unreal" impact factor (IF) through falsification such as publishing a large number of Review Papers or asking the authors to cite the published papers of those journals even where not that appropriate. The journals having 3+ impact factor means the great impact on developing news science. But the question is, "Where is this impact coming from?" Impact factor is the tricky thing, a game that certain researchers…Read More
Forget about impact factor, lets create impact: HEC ED
October 4th, 2013 | Technology Times | No Comments
STAFF REPORT ISLAMABAD: Since Pakistan is seriously taking initiatives to put on track the science and technology research in order to meet progress targets amid the modern age, now this is the time to shift our focus, we should forget about impact factors and create impact - the key factor behind the success story of the western nations. "Youth, scientists and researchers are plying an important role. Research impact is that impact must be demonstrable. It is not enough just to…Read More