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

Last Updated on October 4, 2021

Impact Factor

5.037

h-Index

 164

Rank

 3638

SJR

 1.131

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 Life Sciences
Abbreviation Life Sci.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 164
Overall Rank/Ranking 3638
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.131
Impact Score 4.66
Impact Factor 5.037 (2020)
Publisher Elsevier Inc.
Country United States
ISSN 18790631, 00243205


About Life Sciences


Life Sciences is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Life Sciences is 3638. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.131. 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 164. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Life Sciences journal is 18790631, 00243205. 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. Life Sciences is cited by a total of 8645 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


Life Sciences Impact Factor 2020-2021


The impact factor (IF) 2020 of Life Sciences is 5.037, which is computed in 2021 as per it's definition. Life Sciences IF is increased by a factor of 1.39 and approximate percentage change is 38.11% 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 Life Sciences. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 5.037
2019 3.647
2018 3.448
2017 3.234
2016 2.936
2015 2.685
2014 2.702
2013 2.296
2012 2.555
2011 2.527
2010 2.451

Life Sciences Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of Life Sciences is 4.66, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Life Sciences IS is increased by a factor of 0.98 and approximate percentage change is 26.63% 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

Life Sciences Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of Life Sciences is 4.66. 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 Life Sciences. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 4.66
2019 3.68
2018 3.60
2017 3.36
2016 3.17
2015 3.03
2014 2.96

Life Sciences h-index


  Table Setting

Life Sciences has an h-index of 164. It means 164 articles of this journal have more than 164 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.




Life Sciences ISSN


The ISSN of Life Sciences is 18790631, 00243205. 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

Life Sciences Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Life Sciences is 3638. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.131. 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.


Life Sciences Publisher


Table Setting

Life Sciences is published by Elsevier Inc.. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1962-2020. 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 Life Sciences is Life Sci.. This abbreviation ('Life Sci.') 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 Life Sciences


If your research field is/are related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics (miscellaneous) (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/



Impact Factor, h-Index, and Other Important Details of These Journals, Conferences, and Books


Journal/Conference/Workshop/Book Title Type Ranking Publisher h-index Impact Score
International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems journal 20489 Taylor and Francis Ltd. 21 1.51
Environmental Science and Technology Letters journal 912 American Chemical Society 58 7.13
Biomedical Journal journal 3341 Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 32 3.71
Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems journal 14511 Copernicus Gesellschaft mbH 19 1.53
Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology journal 14491 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd 43 0.86
Estudios Atacamenos journal 10442 Universidad Catolica del Norte 16 0.36
SPWLA 60th Annual Logging Symposium 2019 conference and proceedings 19429 4 0.86
2017 8th International Renewable Energy Congress, IREC 2017 conference and proceedings 20338 8 0.00
Matter journal 374 Cell Press 22 9.06
Journal of Cultural Geography journal 14103 Taylor and Francis Ltd. 22 1.13

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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Life Sciences

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 5.037
2019 3.647
2018 3.448
2017 3.234
2016 2.936
2015 2.685
2014 2.702
2013 2.296
2012 2.555
2011 2.527
2010 2.451



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of Life Sciences

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 4.66
2019 3.68
2018 3.60
2017 3.36
2016 3.17
2015 3.03
2014 2.96



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