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

Last Updated on October 4, 2021

Impact Factor

0.790

h-Index

 25

Rank

 14844

SJR

 0.299

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 African Studies
Abbreviation Afr. Stud.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Cultural Studies (Q1); History (Q1); Anthropology (Q2); Political Science and International Relations (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2)
h-index 25
Overall Rank/Ranking 14844
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.299
Impact Score 0.67
Impact Factor 0.790 (2020)
Publisher Taylor and Francis Ltd.
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 00020184, 14692872


About African Studies


African Studies is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Cultural Studies (Q1); History (Q1); Anthropology (Q2); Political Science and International Relations (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of African Studies is 14844. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.299. 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 25. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of African Studies journal is 00020184, 14692872. 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. African Studies is cited by a total of 84 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


African Studies Impact Factor 2020-2021


The impact factor (IF) 2020 of African Studies is 0.790, which is computed in 2021 as per it's definition. African Studies IF is increased by a factor of 0.44 and approximate percentage change is 127.01% when compared to preceding year 2019, 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 African Studies. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 0.790
2019 0.348
2018 0.224
2017 0.041
2016 0.340
2015 0.273
2014
2013 0.128
2012
2011
2010

African Studies Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of African Studies is 0.67, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. African Studies IS is increased by a factor of 0.16 and approximate percentage change is 31.37% 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

African Studies Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of African Studies is 0.67. 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 African Studies. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 0.67
2019 0.51
2018 0.27
2017 0.08
2016 0.36
2015 0.43
2014 0.50

African Studies h-index


  Table Setting

African Studies has an h-index of 25. It means 25 articles of this journal have more than 25 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.




African Studies ISSN


The ISSN of African Studies is 00020184, 14692872. 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

African Studies Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of African Studies is 14844. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.299. 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.


African Studies Publisher


Table Setting

African Studies is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1942-2020. 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 African Studies is Afr. Stud.. This abbreviation ('Afr. Stud.') 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 African Studies


If your research field is/are related to Cultural Studies (Q1); History (Q1); Anthropology (Q2); Political Science and International Relations (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (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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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of African Studies

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 0.790
2019 0.348
2018 0.224
2017 0.041
2016 0.340
2015 0.273
2014
2013 0.128
2012
2011
2010



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of African Studies

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 0.67
2019 0.51
2018 0.27
2017 0.08
2016 0.36
2015 0.43
2014 0.50



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