Flipping a journal to open access will boost its citation performance – but to what degree varies by publisher, field and rank

This blog post is based on the authors’ article, “Will open access increase journal CiteScores? An empirical investigation over multiple disciplines”, published in PLoS ONE (DOI: 10.1371 ... He ...

Ad hominem attacks on scientists are just as likely to undermine public faith in research as legitimate empirical critiques

From the initial scores we could calculate a difference score that would provide us with information ... article, “The effect of ad hominem attacks on the evaluation of claims promoted by scientists”, ...