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Communication Disorders: For Faculty

Information and resources for Communication Disorders students and faculty

Your Librarian

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Megan Frost
Contact:
Room 2323
(2nd floor, just around the corner from the globe)
(801) 422 5466

Impact Factors

What are impact factors?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impact_factor

 

Differences in impact factor across fields and over time by: Benjamin M. Althouse, Jevin D. West, Carl T. Bergstrom, Theodore Bergstrom  Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 60, No. 1. (2009), pp. 27-34.


Why the impact factor of journals should not be used for evaluating research? by Per O Seglen, professor 

Institute for Studies in Research and Higher Education (NIFU) Hegdehaugsveien 31 N-0352 Oslo Norway

http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/314/7079/497

European Association of Science Editors Statement on the inappropriate use of impact factors:

http://www.ease.org.uk/statements/EASE_statement_IFs_final.pdf

Book and Media Orders

To request the library order a book, journal, video, microfilm, or other format of material:

Contact your Librarian: betsy_hopkins@byu.edu