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Journal of Information Science- Impact Score, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on May 27, 2022

Impact Score

3.11

h-Index

 69

Rank

 6154

SJR

 0.761

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics

Title Journal of Information Science
Abbreviation J. Inf. Sci.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Information Systems (Q2)
h-index 69
Overall Rank/Ranking 6154
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.761
Impact Score 3.11
Publisher SAGE Publications Ltd
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 01655515, 17416485




Aim and Scope


The Journal of Information Science is a peer-reviewed international journal of high repute covering topics of interest to all those researching and working in the sciences of information and knowledge management.


About Journal of Information Science


Journal of Information Science is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Information Systems (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Information Science is 6154. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.761. 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 69. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Journal of Information Science journal is 01655515, 17416485. 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. Journal of Information Science is cited by a total of 762 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2021).


Journal of Information Science Impact Score 2021-2022


The impact score (IS) 2021 of Journal of Information Science is 3.11, which is computed in 2022 as per its definition. Journal of Information Science IS is decreased by a factor of 0.73 and approximate percentage change is -19.01% when compared to preceding year 2020, which shows a falling trend. The impact score (IS), also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Journal of Information Science Impact Score 2022 Prediction


IS 2021 of Journal of Information Science is 3.11. If the same downward trend persists, impact score may fall in 2022 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Journal of Information Science. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2022/2023 Coming Soon
2021 3.11
2020 3.84
2019 3.48
2018 2.91
2017 2.25
2016 1.62
2015 1.41
2014 2.06

Journal of Information Science h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Information Science has an h-index of 69. It means 69 articles of this journal have more than 69 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.




Journal of Information Science ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Information Science is 01655515, 17416485. 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.

Table Setting

Journal of Information Science Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Information Science is 6154. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.761. 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.


Journal of Information Science Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Information Science is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1979-2021. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Journal of Information Science is J. Inf. Sci.. This abbreviation ('J. Inf. Sci.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Journal of Information Science


If your research field is/are related to Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Information Systems (Q2), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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International Journal of Auditing journal 9232 John Wiley and Sons Ltd 25 2.88
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Geologica Carpathica journal 9384 The Earth Science Institute of SAS 42 1.29
Index de Enfermeria journal 18404 Fundacion Index 11 0.17
Child Indicators Research journal 6553 Springer Netherlands 35 2.43
Strojnicky Casopis journal 13199 Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava 10 0.93
Archiv fur Liturgiewissenschaft journal 25447 Academic Press Fribourg 4 0.00

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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Journal of Information Science

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2022/2023 Coming Soon
2021 3.11
2020 3.84
2019 3.48
2018 2.91
2017 2.25
2016 1.62
2015 1.41
2014 2.06



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