Article-Level Metrics: An Ill-Conceived and Meretricious Idea

Many are excited about innovative measures that purport to quantify scholarly impact at a more granular level. Called article-level metrics or...

Bogus New Impact Factor Appears

The latest bogus scholarly metric to appear is International Impact Factor Services (IIFS). If you need a laugh, I recommend that you...

Mysterious Publisher Launches with 44 Journals

I received several tips recently about a large, new open-access publisher called Open Science. I have added this publisher to my list and recommend that...