The action of trying to hook the fishes by many means. There are many purposes behind the fishing like study, cultivation, research but the main purpose of fishing is for food. Fishes are a good source for getting the food and they are eaten globally. Fishing can be done from lakes, ponds, rivers, seas and oceans.
The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on June, 2014