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Quick Reference Cards for Research Impact Metrics and sharing how they relate to Scopus. The first post covered SCImago Journal Rank (SJR). Continuing on with the journal metrics theme, in this post we discuss Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
Evaluative information on important journals in Social Sciences and Science disciplines
[WebofScienceTraining]. (2017, October 13). A complete overview of the Journal Impact Factor metric - learn how it's calculated, and how it's used. [Video File]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/VJc3PC697oc
Cabells introduces two new important features: the Journal Blacklist, the only blacklist of deceptive and predatory academic journals, and Altmetric Reports, a measurement of journal media mention data.
The Journal Whitelist, our curated, searchable database of over 11,000 journals covering 18 disciplines — connecting researchers, librarians, and administrators to verified, reputable publications. Backed by our newly designed journal summaries presenting our suite of journal quality metrics, now including Altmetric Reports.
What is a Blacklisted Journal?
Common problems with predatory publishing is sub-par peer review which impedes your opportunity to improve your journal quality, difficulty in finding your journal article and deletion of your article over time
A predatory publisher may take advantage of academia’s need to publish or the publisher could be incompetent providing poor quality of services.
Some common characteristics of predatory publishers are:
Focused on making money.
Quality of the published work is not important.
Do not follow best practices for scholarly publishing
Engage in unethical behavior by committing to false promises.