2016 Webinar 4: I Demand a Recount: Investigating and Correcting Indexing Errors

Held: November 17, 2016, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Description:

Since so much is riding on your journal’s Impact Factor, it would serve a publisher well to make sure the data calculated by Thomson Reuters is correct. This session will discuss how to audit your Impact Factor calculation as well as outline steps that a publisher can take to correct any miscalculations.

Objectives:

  • Understand how the impact factor is calculated.
  • Learn how you can monitor how your journal is being indexed by Web of Science.
  • Learn how to address concerns regarding any perceived errors in the Impact Factor calculation.

Moderator:

Daniel Nadolny, Managing Editor, Cancer Cytopathology, American Cancer Society

Speakers:

Keith T. Gigliello, MS, Senior Manager, Digital Publications, American Society of Hematology
Keith Gigliello has worked at the American Society of Hematology for 3 years, currently in the position of Senior Manager, Digital Publishing. He graduated with a BS in Communications from East Carolina University in 2004 and obtained his graduate degree in ecological economics from Southern Oregon University in 2012. Recently Keith published a paper that examined the economic returns of groundwater management in Owens Valley, California in the journal Ecological Economics.
Carissa A. Gilman, Managing Editor, Cancer, American Cancer Society
Carissa Gilman is the Managing Editor of Cancer, a journal of the American Cancer Society. She has been at the American Cancer Society for 10 years. She currently serves as Treasure of the Council of Science Editors.