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Communications Biology- Impact Score, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on May 27, 2022

Impact Score

6.02

h-Index

 42

Rank

 1021

SJR

 2.256

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 Communications Biology
Abbreviation Commun. Biol.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 42
Overall Rank/Ranking 1021
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.256
Impact Score 6.02
Publisher Springer Nature
Country United States
ISSN 23993642
Official Website Visit Website




Aim and Scope


Open-access journal publishing high quality, editorially selected and peer reviewed advances in biology

Communications Biology is an open access journal from Nature Research publishing high-quality research, reviews and commentary in all areas of the biological sciences. Research papers published by the journal represent significant advances bringing new biological insight to a specialized area of research. We also aim to provide a community forum for issues of importance to all biologists, regardless of sub-discipline.

The scope of the journal includes all of the basic biological and biomedical sciences. Primary research published in Communications Biology includes novel experimental results, secondary data analysis and innovative experimental and computational methods. We also consider submissions from adjacent research fields where the central advance of the study is of interest to biologists, for example, chemical biology, biophysics and biomedical engineering.


About Communications Biology


Communications Biology is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by Springer Nature. The overall rank of Communications Biology is 1021. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.256. 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 42. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Communications Biology journal is 23993642. 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. Communications Biology is cited by a total of 9008 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2021).


Communications Biology Impact Score 2021-2022


The impact score (IS) 2021 of Communications Biology is 6.02, which is computed in 2022 as per its definition. Communications Biology IS is increased by a factor of 0.53 and approximate percentage change is 9.65% when compared to preceding year 2020, 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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Communications Biology Impact Score 2022 Prediction


IS 2021 of Communications Biology is 6.02. If the same upward trend persists, impact score may rise in 2022 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Communications Biology. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2022/2023 Coming Soon
2021 6.02
2020 5.49
2019 3.90
2018 0.00
2017 ''
2016 ''
2015 ''
2014 ''

Communications Biology h-index


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Communications Biology has an h-index of 42. It means 42 articles of this journal have more than 42 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.




Communications Biology ISSN


The ISSN of Communications Biology is 23993642. 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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Communications Biology Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Communications Biology is 1021. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.256. 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.


Communications Biology Publisher


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Communications Biology is published by Springer Nature. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2018-2021. 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.


Publication Fees


The highest fee charged by this journal is 2680 EURas publication fees (article processing charges or APCs).

There is a waiver policy for these charges.


Review Speed


Expect on average 13 weeks from submission to publication.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Communications Biology is Commun. Biol.. This abbreviation ('Commun. Biol.') 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 Communications Biology


If your research field is/are related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (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.


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