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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery- Impact Factor, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on June 24, 2021

Impact Factor

64.797

h-Index

 328

Rank

 78

SJR

 9.921

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 Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
Abbreviation Nat. Rev. Drug Discov.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Drug Discovery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology (Q1)
h-index 328
Overall Rank/Ranking 78
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 9.921
Impact Score 12.38
Impact Factor 64.797 (2019)
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 14741784, 14741776


About Nature Reviews Drug Discovery


Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Drug Discovery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology (Q1). It is published by Nature Publishing Group. The overall rank of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is 78. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 9.921. 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 328. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery journal is 14741784, 14741776. 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. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is cited by a total of 8550 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Impact Factor 2019-2020


The impact factor (IF) 2019 of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is 64.797, which is computed in 2020 as per it's definition. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery IF is increased by a factor of 7.18 and approximate percentage change is 12.46% 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.

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Impact Factor Trend


Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2020/2021Coming Soon
2019 64.797
2018 57.618
2017 50.167
2016 57.000
2015 47.120
2014 41.908
2013 37.231
2012 33.078
2011 29.008
2010 28.712

Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is 12.38, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery IS is increased by a factor of 3.02 and approximate percentage change is 32.26% 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.

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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is 12.38. 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 Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 12.38
2019 9.36
2018 8.95
2017 8.97
2016 11.56
2015 10.42
2014 9.32

Nature Reviews Drug Discovery h-index


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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery has an h-index of 328. It means 328 articles of this journal have more than 328 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.




Nature Reviews Drug Discovery ISSN


The ISSN of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is 14741784, 14741776. 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.

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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is 78. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 9.921. 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.


Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Publisher


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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is published by Nature Publishing Group. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2002-2020. 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 Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is Nat. Rev. Drug Discov.. This abbreviation ('Nat. Rev. Drug Discov.') 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 Nature Reviews Drug Discovery


If your research field is/are related to Drug Discovery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology (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 Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2020/2021Coming Soon
2019 64.797
2018 57.618
2017 50.167
2016 57.000
2015 47.120
2014 41.908
2013 37.231
2012 33.078
2011 29.008
2010 28.712



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 12.38
2019 9.36
2018 8.95
2017 8.97
2016 11.56
2015 10.42
2014 9.32



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