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BioScience- Impact Factor, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on June 24, 2021

Impact Factor

8.282

h-Index

 209

Rank

 743

SJR

 2.761

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 BioScience
Abbreviation BioScience
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 209
Overall Rank/Ranking 743
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.761
Impact Score 4.78
Impact Factor 8.282 (2019)
Publisher Oxford University Press
Country United States
ISSN 15253244, 00063568


Aim and Scope


Since 1964, BioScience has presented readers with timely and authoritative overviews of current research in biology, accompanied by essays and discussion sections on education, public policy, history, and the conceptual underpinnings of the biological sciences.

A peer-reviewed, heavily cited journal--reflected in its impact factor of 4.058 and rank of 10/71 in Biology, according to the 2008 Journal Citation Report--BioScience is the official journal of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. BioScience includes articles about research findings and techniques, advances in biology education.


About BioScience


BioScience is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of BioScience is 743. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.761. 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 209. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of BioScience journal is 15253244, 00063568. 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. BioScience is cited by a total of 2100 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


BioScience Impact Factor 2019-2020


The impact factor (IF) 2019 of BioScience is 8.282, which is computed in 2020 as per it's definition. BioScience IF is increased by a factor of 1.69 and approximate percentage change is 25.66% when compared to preceding year 2018, which shows a rising 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. It is based on Web of Science data.

Table Setting

Impact Factor Trend


Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of BioScience. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2020/2021Coming Soon
2019 8.282
2018 6.591
2017 5.876
2016 5.378
2015 4.294
2014 5.377
2013 5.439
2012 4.739
2011 4.621
2010 5.510

BioScience Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of BioScience is 4.78, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. BioScience IS is decreased by a factor of 0.47 and approximate percentage change is -8.95% when compared to preceding year 2019, 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

BioScience Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of BioScience is 4.78. If the same downward trend persists, impact score of joule may fall in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of BioScience. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 4.78
2019 5.25
2018 4.17
2017 4.09
2016 3.53
2015 2.73
2014 3.32

BioScience h-index


  Table Setting

BioScience has an h-index of 209. It means 209 articles of this journal have more than 209 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.




BioScience ISSN


The ISSN of BioScience is 15253244, 00063568. 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

BioScience Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of BioScience is 743. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.761. 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.


BioScience Publisher


Table Setting

BioScience is published by Oxford University Press. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1972-1979, 1983-1986, 1988-2020. 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 BioScience is BioScience. This abbreviation ('BioScience') 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 BioScience


If your research field is/are related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1), 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/



Impact Factor, h-Index, and Other Important Details of These Journals, Conferences, and Books


Journal/Conference/Workshop/Book Title Type Ranking Publisher h-index Impact Score
Proceedings of the Knowledge Capture Conference, K-CAP 2017 conference and proceedings 15464 8 0.00
Cahiers de l'Association Internationale des Etudes Francaises journal 31122 Association Internationale des Etudes Francaises (International Association of French Studies) 3 0.00
International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing journal 6770 John Wiley and Sons Ltd 66 3.68
Transformations in Business and Economics journal 13490 Vilnius University Press 20 1.75
Public Budgeting and Finance journal 7184 Wiley-Blackwell 30 1.05
Journal of Legislative Studies, The journal 7163 Routledge 35 0.73
GLIA journal 658 John Wiley and Sons Inc. 164 6.57
Journal of Food Composition and Analysis journal 4491 Academic Press Inc. 114 4.40
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin journal 12292 Pharmaceutical Society of Japan 92 1.61
Proceedings - 2019 18th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing, ISPDC 2019 conference and proceedings 17193 3 1.08

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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of BioScience

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2020/2021Coming Soon
2019 8.282
2018 6.591
2017 5.876
2016 5.378
2015 4.294
2014 5.377
2013 5.439
2012 4.739
2011 4.621
2010 5.510



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of BioScience

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 4.78
2019 5.25
2018 4.17
2017 4.09
2016 3.53
2015 2.73
2014 3.32



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