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Citation Metrics: Journals: JCR: Home

Journal Citation Report (JCR)

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Using Journal Citation Reports to Analyze Journals:

  1. Go to Journal Citation Reports database.
  2. Choose the Science (SCIE) and/or Social Sciences Edition (SSCI)  and the Year. Enter the journal title in the Journal Profile search box or Select Journals to search for a specific journal, or to view a group of journals.
  3. To search for a specific journal, you may search by Full or Abbreviated journal title, title word, or ISSN. 
  4.  Click on the hyperlinked journal title to see more information on the journal including:
    Journal Impact Factor, Immediacy Index, 5 year Impact Factor, Total Cites, Cited Half-Life, Cited Journal Graph,etc.

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(Educational Psychology Review, 2018)

Searching for Journal Impact Factors by Subject:

  1. Go to Journal Citation Reports
  2. Choose the Science (SCIE) or Social Sciences Edition (SSCI)  and the Year. 
  3. Select Category. Select one or more subject categories. You have an option of sorting your results by impact factor, total cites, Eigenfactor, Immediacy index etc.
  4. You will then get a journal summary list page that shows the impact factor of the journals in your selected category or categories. For additional analysis and explanation of impact factor and other metrics, click the journal's title.

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