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Nature Methods

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

13.78

h-Index

2022-2023

 363

Rank

2022-2023

 34

SJR

2022-2023

 14.358

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 Nature Methods
Abbreviation Nat. Methods
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Biochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1)
h-index 363
Overall Rank/Ranking 34
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 14.358
Impact Score 13.78
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 15487091, 15487105
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 2004-2022




About Nature Methods


Nature Methods is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Biochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1). It is published by Nature Publishing Group. The overall rank of Nature Methods is 34. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 14.358. 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 363. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Nature Methods journal is 15487091, 15487105. 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 Methods is cited by a total of 15558 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Nature Methods Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Nature Methods is 13.78, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Nature Methods IF is increased by a factor of 0.47 and approximate percentage change is 3.53% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising 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

Nature Methods Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Nature Methods is 13.78. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Nature Methods. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 13.78
2021 13.31
2020 9.90
2019 13.57
2018 13.77
2017 11.63
2016 12.37
2015 13.19
2014 15.75

Nature Methods h-index


  Table Setting

Nature Methods has an h-index of 363. It means 363 articles of this journal have more than 363 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 Methods ISSN


The ISSN of Nature Methods is 15487091, 15487105. 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

Nature Methods Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Nature Methods is 34. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 14.358. 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 Nature Methods by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 14.358
2021 12.115
2020 19.469
2019 20.148
2018 21.178
2017 19.939
2016 20.494
2015 21.488
2014 15.458

Ranking of Nature Methods by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 34
2021 44
2020 18
2019 15
2018 15
2017 17
2016 17
2015 16
2014 30

Nature Methods Publisher


Table Setting

Nature Methods is published by Nature Publishing Group. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2004-2022. 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 Nature Methods is Nat. Methods. This abbreviation ('Nat. Methods') 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 Methods


If your research field is/are related to Biochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Molecular Biology (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 Nature Methods?

Nature Methods latest impact IF is 13.78. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 15.75 (2014) and 9.90 (2020), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 13.03 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Nature Methods?

The Nature Methods has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 14.358, 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 21.488 in 2015 and the lowest being 12.115 in 2021. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Nature Methods over the previous 9-year period stands at 13.03.


What's the latest h-index of the Nature Methods?

The latest h-index of the Nature Methods is 363.


Who's the publisher of the Nature Methods?

The Nature Methods is published by the Nature Publishing Group, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Nature Methods?

The Nature Methods is currently ranked 34 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 15 in 2019 and its lowest position of 44 in 2021.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Nature Methods?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Nature Methods is Nat. Methods.


Is the "Nature Methods" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Nature Methods is classified as a journal that the Nature Publishing Group publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Nature Methods?

The Nature Methods encompasses the following areas:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology

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


What's the ISSN of the Nature Methods?

The Nature Methods is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 15487091, 15487105.


What's the best quartile of the Nature Methods?

The best quartile for the Nature Methods is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Nature Methods?

The Nature Methods coverage history can be summarized as follows: 2004-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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European Surgery - Acta Chirurgica Austriaca journal 16873 Springer Medizin 23 0.58
Rinsan Shikenj Oha/Journal of the Hokkaido Forest Products Research Institute journal 25369 Hoikkaido Forest Products Research Institute 4 0.00
Canadian Journal of Mathematics journal 3905 Canadian Mathematical Society 43 0.79
Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining conference and proceedings 4334 192 0.00
Agroalimentaria journal 19317 Centro de Investigaciones Agroalimentarias (CIAAL- 8 0.20
Chemical Product and Process Modeling journal 20431 Walter de Gruyter GmbH 19 1.26
Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science journal 14074 Springer New York 39 1.15
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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Nature Methods

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 13.78
2021 13.31
2020 9.90
2019 13.57
2018 13.77
2017 11.63
2016 12.37
2015 13.19
2014 15.75



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