Vol VIII, Issue 3 Date of Publication: July 02, 2023
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20529/IJME.2023.041

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Quality metrics in academia: time to revisit the rules?

Sandhya Srinivasan
Sanjay A Pai
Publication and citation metrics have been used for many years now as apparently objective parameters to evaluate educational institutions as well as individual researchers. A recent report in Science, about the Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), near Chennai, Tamil Nadu [1], highlights concerns about the value and limitations of such metrics in evaluating the importance of research publications, authors, journals and institutions.

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©Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2023: Open Access and Distributed under the Creative Commons license ( CC BY-NC-ND 4.0),
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