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Impact Factors and Accelerator Journals


Link: Impact factors and accelerator journals by Frank Zimmermann

Attitude at some laboratories:

“… if you have time to write papers, you do not have enough real work to do…”

“We publish in concrete and steel!”, John B. Adams

Situation at universities (UK, Italy, Germany, US, and maybe Korea):

journal publications, impact factor or Hirsch index important for promotion and advancement in comparison with other physicists & scientists

often significant portion of evaluation process