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Information Communication and Society

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

4.86

h-Index

2022-2023

 101

Rank

2022-2023

 1557

SJR

2022-2023

 1.807

Note: The impact score or impact index 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 and Factor

Title Information Communication and Society
Abbreviation Inf. Commun. Soc.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Communication (Q1); Library and Information Sciences (Q1)
h-index 101
Overall Rank/Ranking 1557
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.807
Impact Score 4.86
Publisher Routledge
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 1369118X
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 2001, 2005-2022




Aim and Scope


Drawing together the most current work upon the social, economic and cultural impact of the emerging properties of the new information and communications technologies, this journal positions itself at the centre of contemporary debates about the information age. Information, Communication & Society (iCS) transcends cultural and geographical boundaries as it explores a diverse range of issues relating to the development and application of information and communications technologies (ICTs).
iCS analyses such questions from a global, interdisciplinary perspective in contributions of the very highest quality from scholars and practitioners in the social sciences, gender and cultural studies, communication and media studies, as well as in the information and computer sciences.


About Information Communication and Society


Information Communication and Society is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Communication (Q1); Library and Information Sciences (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Information Communication and Society is 1557. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.807. 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 101. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Information Communication and Society journal is 1369118X. 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. Information Communication and Society is cited by a total of 2651 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Information Communication and Society Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Information Communication and Society is 4.86, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Information Communication and Society IF is decreased by a factor of 1.04 and approximate percentage change is -17.63% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling trend. The impact IF, 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

Information Communication and Society Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Information Communication and Society is 4.86. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Information Communication and Society. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.86
2021 5.90
2020 5.04
2019 6.27
2018 5.48
2017 4.64
2016 4.50
2015 3.79
2014 4.07

Information Communication and Society h-index


  Table Setting

Information Communication and Society has an h-index of 101. It means 101 articles of this journal have more than 101 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.




Information Communication and Society ISSN


The ISSN of Information Communication and Society is 1369118X. 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

Information Communication and Society Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Information Communication and Society is 1557. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.807. 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 of Information Communication and Society by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.807
2021 1.968
2020 2.806
2019 2.579
2018 3.211
2017 2.385
2016 1.998
2015 2.102
2014 1.860

Ranking of Information Communication and Society by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1557
2021 1283
2020 717
2019 859
2018 579
2017 1006
2016 1399
2015 1312
2014 1601

Information Communication and Society Publisher


Table Setting

Information Communication and Society is published by Routledge. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2001, 2005-2022. 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 Information Communication and Society is Inf. Commun. Soc.. This abbreviation ('Inf. Commun. Soc.') 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 Information Communication and Society


If your research field is/are related to Communication (Q1); Library and Information Sciences (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.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Information Communication and Society?

Information Communication and Society latest impact IF is 4.86. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 6.27 (2019) and 3.79 (2015), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 4.95 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Information Communication and Society?

The Information Communication and Society has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 1.807, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 3.211 in 2018 and the lowest being 1.807 in 2022. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Information Communication and Society over the previous 9-year period stands at 4.95.


What's the latest h-index of the Information Communication and Society?

The latest h-index of the Information Communication and Society is 101.


Who's the publisher of the Information Communication and Society?

The Information Communication and Society is published by the Routledge, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Information Communication and Society?

The Information Communication and Society is currently ranked 1557 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 579 in 2018 and its lowest position of 1601 in 2014.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Information Communication and Society?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Information Communication and Society is Inf. Commun. Soc..


Is the "Information Communication and Society" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Information Communication and Society is classified as a journal that the Routledge publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Information Communication and Society?

The Information Communication and Society encompasses the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Library and Information Sciences

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Information Communication and Society?

The Information Communication and Society is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 1369118X.


What's the best quartile of the Information Communication and Society?

The best quartile for the Information Communication and Society is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Information Communication and Society?

The Information Communication and Society coverage history can be summarized as follows: 2001, 2005-2022.


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 Information Communication and Society

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.86
2021 5.90
2020 5.04
2019 6.27
2018 5.48
2017 4.64
2016 4.50
2015 3.79
2014 4.07



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