Webinar: Demystifying the Journal Impact Factor: Making the Changes to Calculation Accessible and ‎Understandable

Thanks to the generous sponsorship support from J & J Editorial, this webinar is free to all CSE members!


Description: Understanding Journal Impact Factor and Clarivate’s recent changes to JIF calculation is a challenging task for any publishing professional. Join these experts as they explain these changes and educate the community about whether or not your organization should be making any changes. This webinar is of value to all stakeholders in your publishing office.


Glenn Landis
American Society of Hematology


Marie McVeigh
Marie ensures the selection and curation of Web of Science content is completed rigorously and consistently; she investigates ethical questions on content, publishing and citation metrics by day, by night, she is a Citation Ninja. 

Marie joined Clarivate in 2017 as part of the development team for Journal Citation Reports™ and has recently moved to the editorial team to extend a career-long interest in bibliographic and bibliometric research for the maintenance of the integrity of the scholarly record as reflected in the Web of Science resources.

Prior to Clarivate, she had roles in primary publishing, in A&I Analytics providers, and in author services, but her career began at the Institute for Scientific Information™ (ISI) as the Life Sciences Selections Editor. She participated in the first launch of Web of Science, led production and development of the Journal Citation Reports™ annual data, and the surveillance and review of citation metrics. At ISI, she studied under Dr. Eugene Garfield and continues active research in bibliometrics, ethics in publishing and citation metrics, and the scholarly value of citation indexing.

Moderator: Jennifer Regala
American Urological Association


Miranda Walker
Wolters Kluwer Health Publishing

Miranda Walker is an Associate Director at Wolters Kluwer Health where she and her team navigate and implement the strategic publishing goals for select Wolters Kluwer proprietary journals and society partners. Before joining Wolters Kluwer in 2016, Miranda spent nearly a decade at INFORMS where she led the society’s self-publishing program. She entered STM publishing in 2002, at Johns Hopkins, where she was charged with moving the journal Ophthalmology to electronic peer review. She survived that transition with papercuts to prove it and has since launched new journals, managed production workflows,  migrated journals to and from all major online hosting platforms, and navigated Open Access and other industry challenges.  She is an active member of the global publishing community and currently serves as President-Elect of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and on the governing team of the popular industry blog, the Scholarly Kitchen. Miranda lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her husband, sons, and two active pups. 

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