40% of research-intensive universities examined explicitly mention journal impact factor in promotion & tenure policies, 83% approvingly.
Ex "Markers of quality of publications may include impact factors of journals, number of citations"
Use of the Journal Impact Factor in academic review, promotion, and tenure evaluations.
Preprint on how #JIF is encouraged in #RPT evaluations. Work to be done to improve evaluation and avoid misuse of metrics like the JIF.
#metrics #evaluation https://t.co/rUqAcaTTlr