n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Article visibility : journal impact factor and availability of full text in PubMed Central and open access : editorial
|Article Title||Article visibility : journal impact factor and availability of full text in PubMed Central and open access : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Stellenbosch and 2 Tygerberg Hospital|
|Publication Date||Sep 2013|
|Pages||295 - 296|
Both the impact factor of the journal and immediate full-text availability in Pubmed Central (PMC) have featured in editorials before. In 2004, the editor of the Cardiovascular Journal of Africa (CVJA) lamented, like so many others, the injustice of not having an impact factor, its validity as a tool for measuring science output, and the negative effect of a low perceived impact in drawing attention from publications from developing countries.
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