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Journal Citation Reports (JCR) provides an analytical method for determining the quality of a particular scholarly journal compared to other journals in its field. JCR uses a ratio know as the impact factor to identify a journal's standing. For instance:
The 2010 impact factor of a journal would be calculated as follows:
A = the number of times articles published in 2008 and 2009 were cited by indexed journals during 2010
B = the total number of "citable items" published by that journal in 2008 and 2009.
2010 impact factor = A/B
The h index
Expresses the journal's number of articles (h) that have received at least h citations. It quantifies both journal scientific productivity and scientific impact and it is also applicable to scientists, countries, etc.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation bibliometrics data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. JCR provides information on the most frequently cited journals in a field, the highest impact journals in a field, and the largest journals in a field. Updated to new InCites interface. Also provides access to Endnote Basic a free citation management program.