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This presentation will show you how to find Journal Impact Factor in Journal Citation Reports - Incites and other journal key indicators

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Finding Journal Impact Factor using Journal Citation Reports

  1. 1. Finding Journal Impact Factors using Journal Citation Reports - InCites
  2. 2. Journal Citation Reports - InCites • Provides ranking for journals in the areas of science, technology, and social sciences. • For every journal covered, the following information is collected or calculated: Citation and article counts, Impact factor, Immediacy index, Cited half-life, citing half-life, Source data listing, Citing journal listing, Cited journal listing, Subject categories, Publisher information. • Limited to the citation data of Journals indexed in Web of Science • Because impact factors mean little on their own, it's best to view the journal you are interested in comparison to the other journals in the same category.
  3. 3. Journal Impact Factor • The impact factor (IF) is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year. • It is used to measure the importance or rank of a journal by calculating the times it's articles are cited. • The calculation is based on a two-year period and involves dividing the number of times articles were cited by the number of articles that are citable.
  4. 4. How the Journal Impact Factor is calculated?
  5. 5. How to get to Scopus? Go to the library homepage
  6. 6. Go Search & Find then Databases A-Z
  7. 7. Select the letter J then Journal Citation Reports
  8. 8. Can search for a specific journal or compare journals
  9. 9. Search for a specific journal
  10. 10. Journal indicators for a specific journal
  11. 11. To compare journals by category select categories to compare
  12. 12. Comparison of Journals ranked by Impact Factor
  13. 13. Visualizations of Journals by Impact Factor
  14. 14. Journal key indicators
  15. 15. Journal Metric Trend
  16. 16. Thank You Need more help? Contact your subject librarian http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/lib/subject- librarians Or Email: Uctlibraries@uct.ac.za

Editor's Notes

  • http://jis.sagepub.com/content/36/3/371
  • http://ipscience-help.thomsonreuters.com/inCites2Live/indicatorsGroup/aboutHandbook/usingCitationIndicatorsWisely/jif.html
  • http://ipscience-help.thomsonreuters.com/inCites2Live/indicatorsGroup/aboutHandbook/usingCitationIndicatorsWisely/jif.html

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