What’s in a journal name?


Michael Eisen, a biologist from the University of California, Berkeley and co-founder of open access publisher Public Library of Science, has been calling for researchers to stop using journal names as a proxy for quality. In protest, he recently deleted the journal names of his own lab's website, and this led to a series of squabbles between academics whether journal names are of any use. The full article was published on the Nature's website.

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