To determine the impact factor for a particular journal, select a JCR edition (Science and/ or Social Science), year, and Categories, found on the left of the screen.
Scroll the list to find the journal you are interested in.
The list can be resorted by Journal time, Cites, Impact Factor, and Eigenfactor.
Where can I find impact factor?
Answer. Use the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) to locate impact factors. The impact factor is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year. The JCR also lists journals and their impact factors and ranking in the context of their specific field(s).
How do I find the impact factor of a journal?
The annual JCR impact factor is a ratio between citations and recent citable items published. Thus, the impact factor of a journal is calculated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years (see Figure 1).
What is a good impact factor?
The higher the Impact Factor, the better the journal. The 2.88 means that on average, any article published in that journal will be cited 2.88 times. You would have to compare this journal to journals in the same field to determine how it compares.
How do I find the impact factor on Pubmed?
Impact factors are calculated as roughly the quotient of the number of citations during year 3 of manuscripts published in years 1 and 2 divided by the total number of manuscripts published in years 1 and 2.
Is an impact factor of 2.5 good?
An Impact Factor of 1.0 means that, on average, the articles published one or two year ago have been cited one time. An Impact Factor of 2.5 means that, on average, the articles published one or two year ago have been cited two and a half times.
What is B Impact Factor?
A = the number of times articles published in 20 were cited by indexed journals during 2010. B = the total number of “citable items” published in 20. A/B = 2010 impact factor. See Introducing the Impact Factor and Reliability of the Impact Factor for more information.
Is impact factor 6 GOOD?
The higher the impact factor, the more highly ranked the journal. It is one tool you can use to compare journals in a subject category. The top 5% of journals have impact factors approximately equal to or greater than 6 (610 journals or 4.9% of the journals tracked by JCR).
What is the highest impact factor?
|1||CA – A Cancer Journal for Clinicians||72.576 Q1|
|2||MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports / Centers for Disease Control||48.894 Q1|
|3||Nature Reviews Materials||34.171 Q1|
|4||Quarterly Journal of Economics||30.490 Q1|
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Is impact factor important?
Impact factor is commonly used to evaluate the relative importance of a journal within its field and to measure the frequency with which the “average article” in a journal has been cited in a particular time period. Journals with higher IFs believed to be more important than those with lower ones.