Publication Times, Impact Factors, and Advance Online Publication in Ophthalmology Journals – Corrected Proof

Objective: Publication speed of peer-reviewed journals may play a major role in early dissemination of knowledge and may raise the citation index. In this study, we evaluated the publication speed of ophthalmology journals.Design: Observational study.Participants: Observational study of bibliometric data in published ophthalmology journals.Methods: A list of ophthalmic journals featured in the 2010 Journal Citation Report was obtained on September 1, 2011. A total of 12 articles were chosen randomly from each of these journals published between January and December 2010. Median publication time and interquartile range (IQR) were obtained from the full texts of the published articles.Main Outcome Measures: (Read more...)

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