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

Last Updated on June 24, 2021

Impact Factor

4.846

h-Index

 131

Rank

 439

SJR

 3.752

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 Communication
Abbreviation J. Commun.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Communication (Q1); Language and Linguistics (Q1); Linguistics and Language (Q1)
h-index 131
Overall Rank/Ranking 439
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 3.752
Impact Score 5.43
Impact Factor 4.846 (2019)
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Country United States
ISSN 00219916, 14602466


Aim and Scope


The Journal of Communication is the flagship journal of the International Communication Association and an essential publication for all communications specialists and policy makers. The Journal of Communication concentrates on communication research, practice, policy, and theory, bringing to its readers the latest, broadest, and most important findings in the field of communication studies. The Journal of Communication also features an extensive book review section, and the symposia of selected studies on current issues.


About Journal of Communication


Journal of Communication is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Communication (Q1); Language and Linguistics (Q1); Linguistics and Language (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Journal of Communication is 439. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.752. 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 131. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Journal of Communication journal is 00219916, 14602466. 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 Communication is cited by a total of 1008 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


Journal of Communication Impact Factor 2019-2020


The impact factor (IF) 2019 of Journal of Communication is 4.846, which is computed in 2020 as per it's definition. Journal of Communication IF is increased by a factor of 1.09 and approximate percentage change is 29.12% 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 Journal of Communication. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2020/2021Coming Soon
2019 4.846
2018 3.753
2017 3.729
2016 3.914
2015 2.895
2014 3.160
2013 2.076
2012
2011
2010

Journal of Communication Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of Journal of Communication is 5.43, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Journal of Communication IS is increased by a factor of 0.66 and approximate percentage change is 13.84% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising 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 Communication Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of Journal of Communication is 5.43. If the same upward trend persists, impact score of joule may rise in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


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


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 5.43
2019 4.77
2018 3.66
2017 3.47
2016 4.73
2015 3.87
2014 5.23

Journal of Communication h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Communication has an h-index of 131. It means 131 articles of this journal have more than 131 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 Communication ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Communication is 00219916, 14602466. 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 Communication Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Communication is 439. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.752. 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 Communication Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Communication is published by Wiley-Blackwell. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1951-2020. 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 Journal of Communication is J. Commun.. This abbreviation ('J. Commun.') 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 Communication


If your research field is/are related to Communication (Q1); Language and Linguistics (Q1); Linguistics and Language (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/



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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Journal of Communication

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2020/2021Coming Soon
2019 4.846
2018 3.753
2017 3.729
2016 3.914
2015 2.895
2014 3.160
2013 2.076
2012
2011
2010



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of Journal of Communication

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 5.43
2019 4.77
2018 3.66
2017 3.47
2016 4.73
2015 3.87
2014 5.23



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