CiteScore metrics are calculated using Scopus data for over 22,200 journal titles in 330 disciplines. The largest discipline is General Medicine, with 1,549 titles.
(8 December 2016) In response to academia’s call for metrics that provide a broader, more transparent view of an academic journal’s citation impact, Scopus has developed a set of metrics that are free to access and easy to calculate. CiteScoreTM metrics are comprehensive, transparent and current and help to analyze where research is published. They reveal the citation impact of over 22,000 academic journals in 330 disciplines.
“CiteScore metrics have been developed in response to the overwhelming demand we have received from authors and editors to introduce simple, reproducible journal metrics that cover all journals in Scopus,” said Dr. Philippe Terheggen, Managing Director of Journals at Elsevier. “We believe that authors will find CiteScore metrics valuable in deciding where to publish, librarians in managing their collections, and editors in developing their journals. Because such decisions should be based on a number of indicators, we are offering a set of metrics that provide a holistic overview of a journal’s performance.
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