Chronicle: Publication in High-Impact Journals Is Found to Reinforce Advantage

Briefly noted in the Chronicle of Higher Education (26 Aug 2009) on line:
A study by researchers at the University of Quebec at Montreal has affirmed that the principle of the rich get richer applies in the world of academic publishing, finding that papers published in high-impact journals collect about twice as many citations as do virtually identical articles published in journals with lower impact ratings.”

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