On the Ethics of Using Citation Indices in Evaluations

Raymond E. Spier
2009 Science and Engineering Ethics  
The author provides some cases illustrating excessive publication and then makes concrete suggestions to reverse the trend of quantity rather than quality in publication. Letters from Italy: A Physicist's Decision not to Review Papers for Phys. Rev., Daniel Amit This brief exchange between an editor and a "retiring" reviewer illustrates an interesting intersection between publication issues and international policy issues.
doi:10.1007/s11948-009-9115-8 pmid:19191003 fatcat:6hvkvdbe5zdtzm3gtgaaancu6u