Tag Archives: JCR

Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! QS Regional Rankings, ARWU Subject Rankings and new releases and rankings from Thomson Reuters

(19 June 2016) Despite all the debates over the value and impact of rankings, updates of existing rankings, embellishments to existing rankings and new rankings keep coming. QS Regional Rankings QS  released four regional rankings on 15 June 2016. It is not surprising that National University of Singapore (NUS) remains number one in Asia with […]


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Thomson Reuters unveils 2016 ranking of most influential scientific journals

More than 11,000 journals in 81 counties receive their Journal Impact Factor (13 June 2016, Alexandria, Va.) The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters announced the 2016 update of its Journal Citation Reports® (JCR), the world’s most influential resource for evaluating peer-reviewed publications and the source of annual journal metrics, including the Journal Impact […]


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2014 Journal Impact Factors

(18 June 2015) The 2014 edition of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) was released 18 June 2015. In an article for  the scholarly kitchen,  Phil Davis comments on the Journal Impact Factor noting that 272 journals will receive their first Impact Factor. He also describes two new complementary calculations: the JIF Percentile and the Normalized […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 1. Introduction: Unwinding the Web of International Research Rankings

By Ruth A. Pagell* (5 July 2014) I find rankings fascinating.  I wrote my first article about rankings over 25 years ago when I was trying to sort out different listings of “biggest” U.S. companies and  moved on to researching biggest companies world-wide.  Who was biggest varied among different sources based on different criteria. Two […]


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Journals from IOP Publishing show impact factor growth for the ninth year running

(20 Jun 2013, Bristol, UK) The 2012 Impact Factors, published by Thomson Reuters, once again show growth for many of the journals published by IOP Publishing (IOP) for the ninth year running. This year, 33 of the titles published by IOP have seen an increase in citations from last year. Additionally, 26 titles have had […]


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Thomson Reuters Research Analytics unveils 2013 edition of its Journal Citation Reports

(Philadelphia, 19 June 2013) – The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the release of the 2013 edition of its Journal Citation Reports® (JCR), the world’s most influential resource for evaluating peer-reviewed publications and the source of the annual Journal […]


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