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Research productivity of the medical faculty at the American University of Beirut
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    Quality not quantity

    Dear Editor,

    It was interesting to read this article by Dakik et al. However I think that the assessment of an individual author or institutions on the basis of the number of the articles published and the "Impact Factors" of the journals is fundamentally flawed and lies at the root of various issues in biomedical literature. At its best, Impact Factor is only an approximate assessment of the relative merit of an...

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