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  1. Jan 2019
    1. Interest in the journal impact factor grew steadily after 1995 (see 'Impact-factor obsession').

      At last. I was trying to figure out when we started to care so much about the impact factor. When I was in my early career stage-80's and 90's-the term was never used. We all knew the high impact journals in our fields without any numbers.