BMJ GH: How to address the geographical bias in academic publishing (2)

31 January, 2024

Juliana [*see note below] is making a very strong point, Unless drastic action is taken to address the issue of the impact factor of journals from the global south, journals from the global south will continue to have low impact factor points compared to journals from the global North.


*Ngozi E. Osadebe (Ph.D)*

*Nnamdi Azikiwe Library*

*University of Nigeria*


HIFA profile: Ngozi Eunice Osadebe is a librarian at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Professional interests: Enhancing access to higher education for people with disability, Technology Assisted Learning. She is a member of the HIFA working group on Library and Information Services.

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[*Note from HIFA moderator (NPW): Ngozi refers to Juliana Bol, lead author of the BMJ Global Health paper: ]