Tag Archives: Journal Citation Reports

Clarivate introduces new open access data into Journal Citation Reports

(23 Apr 2020) Clarivate Analytics (NYSE:CCC) today announced the addition of open access data to the Journal Citation Reports profile pages to increase transparency around open access models in scholarly publishing. The Journal Citation Reports is an annual journal report from the Web of Science, the world’s largest publisher-independent global citation database. The new data show each journal’s […]


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Wiley journal articles increase share in 2018 Journal Citation Reports

(12 July 2018) Wiley’s performance in the 2018 release of Clarivate Analytics’ Journal Citation Reports (JCR) remains strong, maintaining its position as #3 in terms of the number of titles indexed, articles published, and citations received. Wiley saw a 9.5% increase in JCR articles, giving it 9.7% overall share (+0.6%) – its biggest increase since […]


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Multiple ACS journals earn their highest-ever Impact Factor in 2017 Journal Citation Reports®

(28 June 2018) The newly-released 2017 Journal Citation Reports® from Clarivate Analytics show ACS journals continue to be the most-cited and most-impactful publications in their fields, including the six core chemistry categories. ACS journal articles were cited more than 3.1 million times in 2017, an increase of 8% compared with the previous year. The median […]


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World’s most influential journals for 2017 unveiled in the Journal Citation Reports from Clarivate Analytics

(14 June 2017, Philadelphia, PRNewswire)  Clarivate Analytics today released the 2017 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), an annual update of the world’s most influential and comprehensive resource for information on highly cited, peer-reviewed publications and the source of Journal Impact Factor (JIF) scores. Since 1973, the JCR has provided an assessment of a journal’s standing in scholarly […]


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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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Ruth’s Rankings 16: The much maligned Journal Impact Factor

By Ruth A. Pagell* (12 January 2016) Citation counts are core bibliometric indicators used by rankers to measure scholarly impact and administrators to measure faculty output. Questions that follow are: Is being cited enough, or do you have to be cited in a high impact source? And if a “high impact” source is desired, how […]


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Thomson Reuters breaks new ground in journal evaluation with release of 40th annual Journal Citation Reports

Enhancements, including new metrics from the father of bibliometrics: Dr. Eugene Garfield, offer comprehensive view of journal performance and evolving trends like open access (18 June 2015, Alexandria, VA)  The Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, is changing the face of scholarly […]


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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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IEEE journals sustain high rankings in newest Citation Reports

(2 July 2013)  IEEE, the world’s leading technical professional organization for the advancement of technology, has maintained its position as one of the top publishers of science and technology journals. According to the 2012 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports© (JCR) released in June 2013, IEEE journals sustained their status as premier scholarly publications, earning high […]


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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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