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Impact factor 2.0: a name can be everything

Impact factor 2.0: a name can be everything
The impact factor (IF 1.0) hasn’t been updated in the more than six decades since it was first suggested in 1955. Today there is a broad consensus that it is an inaccurate and misleading indicator for its intended purpose to rank journal quality. This Inklings argues for a long overdue update to IF 2.0 by using existing calculations and a simple conversion to familiar digits.
Source: fertstert.org

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