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PLoS Biology - Impact Factor, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and other Important Metrics


Impact Factor

7.62

H-Index

234

Rank

316

SJR

4.783

Note: The impact factor shown here is equivalent to citescore and is, therefore, used as a replacement for the same. Citescore is produced by Scopus, and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to Web of Science data source for checking the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Title PLoS Biology
Publication Type journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 234
Overall Rank/Ranking 316
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 4.783
Impact Factor 7.62
Publisher Public Library of Science
Country United States
ISSN 15449173, 15457885



About PLoS Biology


PLoS Biology is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by Public Library of Science. The overall rank of PLoS Biology is 316. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 4.783. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 234. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of PLoS Biology journal is 15449173, 15457885. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. PLoS Biology is cited by a total of 5941 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2018).

PLoS Biology Impact Factor 2018-2019


The impact factor (IF) 2018 of PLoS Biology is 7.62, which is computed in 2019 as per it's definition. PLoS Biology IF is decreased by a factor of 0.12 and approximate percentage change is -1.55% when compared to preceding year 2017, which shows a falling trend. The impact factor (IF), also denoted as Journal impact factor (JIF), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.



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PLoS Biology Impact Factor 2019 Prediction


IF 2018 of PLoS Biology is 7.62. If the same downward trend persists, impact factor of joule may fall in 2019 as well.

PLoS Biology h-index


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PLoS Biology has an h-index of 234. It means 234 articles of this journal have more than 234 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.

PLoS Biology ISSN


The ISSN of PLoS Biology is 15449173, 15457885. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number. An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

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PLoS Biology Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of PLoS Biology is 316. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 4.783. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

PLoS Biology Publisher


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PLoS Biology is published by Public Library of Science. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2003-ongoing. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.

How to publish in PLoS Biology


If your research field is/are related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q1), then you can visit the official website of the journal.

Acceptance Rate


To check the acceptance rate of this journal, visit here.

Call for Paper, Submission Guidelines, Notification Date, and Submission Deadline 2020/2019


Visit the official website of the journal/conference for the call for paper, submission guidelines, notification date, and submission deadlines.


Source: https://www.scimagojr.com/journalrank.php



Impact Factor, h-Index, and other important details of other Journals, Conferences, and Books


Journal/Conference/Workshop/Book Title Type Ranking Publisher h-index Impact Factor
Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology journal 6 Nature Publishing Group 386 38.42
International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management journal 19700 Inderscience Publishers 18 0.24
Journal of Chemical Health and Safety journal 16543 Elsevier BV 18 0.54
Coaching journal 11091 Routledge 13 1.00
World of Irish nursing journal 25066 MedMedia Ltd. 1 0.00
Ecological Management and Restoration journal 8815 Blackwell Publishing Inc. 37 1.38
Materials Today: Proceedings conference and proceedings 13797 18 0.97
Proceedings of the 9th European Workshop on System Security, EuroSec 2016 conference and proceedings 18691 3 0.86
Critical Arts journal 16831 Taylor and Francis Ltd. 11 0.30
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Dermatologie en Venereologie journal 25871 Elsevier BV 4 0.03

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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of PLoS Biology

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2019Coming Soon
20187.62
20177.74
20167.25
20156.95
20147.2



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