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Supplemental Information

Supplemental information: Mentions of the Journal Impact Factor in review, promotion, and tenure documents

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27638v2/supp-1

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Competing Interests

Erin McKiernan is a member of the DORA Steering Committee and an advisor for the Metrics Toolkit, both volunteer positions. The authors declare they have no other competing interests.

Author Contributions

Erin C. McKiernan conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Lesley A. Schimanski conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Carol Muñoz Nieves analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Lisa Matthias analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Meredith T. Niles conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Juan Pablo Alperin conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Data is available via Harvard Dataverse. The full citation is:

Alperin, Juan Pablo; Muñoz Nieves, Carol; Schimanski, Lesley; McKiernan, Erin C.; Niles, Meredith T., 2018, "Terms and Concepts found in Tenure and Promotion Guidelines from the US and Canada", https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/VY4TJE, Harvard Dataverse, V3, UNF:6:PQC7QoilolhDrokzDPxxyQ== [fileUNF]

Funding

This study was supported by the Open Society Foundations [OR2016-29841]. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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