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Title:Should We Care How Long to Publish? Investigating the Correlation between Publishing Delay and Journal Impact Factor
Author(s):Xu, Jie; Wang, Jiayun; Zeng, Yuanxiang
Subject(s):publishing delay
journal impact factors
peer-reviewed journals
scholarly communication
Abstract:This poster presents a research that examines the correlation between publishing delay and impact factor of academic journals.Data of 9,028 articles in 91 library and information sciences (LIS) and biology journals were collected from WoS Journal Citation Report (JCR 2016), and then analyzed and compared. The data analysis shows that LIS journals have greater publishing delay than biology journals. The study result shows that there is no correlation between publishing delay and journal impact factor, although, a small negative correlation for biology journals and a small positive correlation for information science journals can be seen.
Issue Date:2018
Series/Report:iConference 2018 Proceedings
Genre:Conference Poster
Rights Information:Copyright 2018 is held by Jie Xu, Jiayun Wang, Yuanxiang Zeng. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2018-07-12

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