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Monday, April 27, 2009

Trends in citations to PLoS journals

Abhishek Tiwari, Citation Trend Line For PLoS Journals, Fisheye Perspective, April 25, 2009.

... Scopus Journal Analyzer provide[s] two very good parameters for journal analysis purpose: first one is Trend Line which is ratio of Total citation received in the given year to Total papers published in the same year; second one is % Not Cited which is percentage of articles published in that year that have never been cited to date. Impact factor vs Trend Line figures for year 2008 are in the same row which means there is loose correlation between these two parameters ...

Apart from specific figures, PLoS One's growth and popularity are phenomenal, looks like it will overshadow many journals in its range. ...