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Africa Today- Impact Score, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on November 16, 2021

Impact Score

0.21

h-Index

 30

Rank

 20737

SJR

 0.179

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 Africa Today
Abbreviation Afr. Today
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Geography, Planning and Development (Q3); Sociology and Political Science (Q3)
h-index 30
Overall Rank/Ranking 20737
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.179
Impact Score 0.21
Publisher Indiana University Press
Country United States
ISSN 15271978, 00019887




About Africa Today


Africa Today is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q3); Sociology and Political Science (Q3). It is published by Indiana University Press. The overall rank of Africa Today is 20737. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.179. 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 30. The best quartile for this journal is Q3.

The ISSN of Africa Today journal is 15271978, 00019887. 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. Africa Today is cited by a total of 37 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


Africa Today Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of Africa Today is 0.21, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Africa Today IS is decreased by a factor of 0.12 and approximate percentage change is -36.36% 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

Africa Today Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of Africa Today is 0.21. 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 Africa Today. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 0.21
2019 0.33
2018 0.38
2017 0.63
2016 0.49
2015 0.71
2014 0.57

Africa Today h-index


  Table Setting

Africa Today has an h-index of 30. It means 30 articles of this journal have more than 30 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.




Africa Today ISSN


The ISSN of Africa Today is 15271978, 00019887. 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

Africa Today Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Africa Today is 20737. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.179. 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.


Africa Today Publisher


Table Setting

Africa Today is published by Indiana University Press. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1981, 1984, 1993, 1996-2020. 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 Africa Today is Afr. Today. This abbreviation ('Afr. Today') 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 Africa Today


If your research field is/are related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q3); Sociology and Political Science (Q3), 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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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Africa Today

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 0.21
2019 0.33
2018 0.38
2017 0.63
2016 0.49
2015 0.71
2014 0.57



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