ISSN : 2146-3123
E-ISSN : 2146-3131

Increasing the Impact Factor in the Ethical Way
Cem Uzun1
1Department of Otolaryngology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey
DOI : 10.4274/balkanmedj.2017.6.0001
Pages : 482-484

The primary aim of a good scientific journal should not be to have a high impact factor. Although impact factor is an important journal metric, the main goal of a journal should be to become a high-quality journal. If the scientific quality and the visibility of the articles increase, the impact factor will rise accordingly.

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