Is 3 a good impact factor?
In most fields, the impact factor of 10 or greater is considered an excellent score while 3 is flagged as good and the average score is less than 1. This is a rule of thumb. The impact factor is a subjective matter and has the most meaning only when comparing journals within similar fields.
Is an impact factor of 4 good?
The higher the impact factor, the more highly ranked the journal. The top 5% of journals have impact factors approximately equal to or greater than 6 (610 journals or 4.9% of the journals tracked by JCR). Approximately two-thirds of the journals tracked by JCR have a 2017 impact factor equal to or greater than 1.
Which Journal has highest impact factor?
TitleSJR1CA – A Cancer Journal for Clinicians88.192 Q12MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports / Centers for Disease Control41.022 Q13Nature Reviews Materials36.691 Q14Quarterly Journal of Economics36.220 Q16
What are q1 journals?
Each subject group of magazines is divided into four quartiles: Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4. Q1 is occupied by the top 25% of journals in the list; Q2 is occupied by journals in the 25 to 50% group; Q3 is occupied by journals in the 50 to 75% group and Q4 is occupied by journals in the 75 to 100% group.
Is nature a journal or magazine?
Nature is edited and published in the United Kingdom by a division of the international scientific publishing company Springer Nature that publishes academic journals, magazines, online databases, and services in science and medicine.
What is Scopus index?
Academic rigour One among many, Scopus is an “abstract and citation indexing database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings” owned by the Elsevier publishing firm (Elsevier, https://www.elsevier.com/en-au/solutions/scopus).
What is difference between SCI and Scopus?
Compared to SCI, SCOPUS only has about half the number of areas of interest. All of the areas of interest in SCOPUS are also areas of interest in SCI, albeit with different intensities.
Is Scopus free?
Scopus offers free features to non-subscribed users, and is available through Scopus Preview. Researchers may use Scopus to assist with their research, such as searching authors, and learning more about Scopus content coverage and source metrics.
Is Scopus good?
I would say that it is the best indexing platform amongst the available databases. In comparison to Web of Science, Scopus covers wide range of journals and conference proceedings.
Which is better Esci or Scopus?
Often more stable indexing compared to Scopus indexing. SCI=Is the ‘original’ database that according to the Clarivate website is “Created as SCI in 1964”. As said by others ESCI indexing provides no impact factor while Scopus does (at least their own impact factor and CiteScore).
What is Scopus Journal ranking?
Scopus and SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) score and rank journals that are indexed in Scopus based on citation data. The major measures are: The CiteScore measures average citations received per document published in the journal. The SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) measures citations weighted by prestige.