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Open Access Editorial

A measure of success

Kuan-Teh Jeang

Author Affiliations

The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Cell & Bioscience 2012, 2:35  doi:10.1186/2045-3701-2-35

Published: 16 October 2012

Abstract

Cell and Bioscience is on track to receive its first Impact Factor in mid-2013. What is the role of the Impact Factor as a measure of a journal’s success?