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Article Influence Score = 5YIF divided by 2

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This paper examines the novelty and usefulness of two new journal performance metrics, namely the Eigenfactor Score and Article Influence Score, using ISI data for 2009 for the 200 most highly cited journals in each of the sciences and social sciences, and compares them with existing ISI metrics, namely Total Citations and the 5-year Impact Factor (5YIF) of a journal. It is shown that the sciences and social sciences are different in terms of the strength of the relationship of journal performance metrics, although the actual relationships are very similar.

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Paper provided by University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance in its series Working Papers in Economics with number 10/44.

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Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: 01 Jul 2010
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Handle: RePEc:cbt:econwp:10/44

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Keywords: Journal performance metrics; Total citations; 5-year impact factor (5YIF); Eigenfactor score; Article influence score;

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