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.
|Subject Area, Categories, Scope||Multidisciplinary (Q1)|
|SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)||15.993|
|Impact Factor||42.778 (2019)|
|Publisher||Nature Publishing Group|
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Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.
Nature is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Multidisciplinary (Q1). It is published by Nature Publishing Group. The overall rank of Nature is 27. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 15.993. 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 1226. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.
The ISSN of Nature journal is 14764687, 00280836. 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 is cited by a total of 134891 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).
The impact factor (IF) 2019 of Nature is 42.778, which is computed in 2020 as per it's definition. Nature IF is decreased by a factor of 0.29 and approximate percentage change is -0.68% when compared to preceding year 2018, which shows a falling 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.
|Year||Impact Factor (IF)|
The impact score (IS) 2020 of Nature is 14.96, which is computed in 2021 as per it's definition. Nature IS is increased by a factor of 1.88 and approximate percentage change is 14.37% 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.
IS 2020 of Nature is 14.96. If the same upward trend persists, impact score of joule may rise in 2021 as well.
|Year||Impact Score (IS)|
Nature has an h-index of 1226. It means 1226 articles of this journal have more than 1226 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.
The ISSN of Nature is 14764687, 00280836. 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.
The overall rank of Nature is 27. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 15.993. 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 is published by Nature Publishing Group. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1869-2020. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.
Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.
From 2021, the publisher will charge €9,500, US$11,390 or £8,290 to make a paper open access (OA) in Nature and 32 other journals that currently keep most of their articles behind paywalls and are financed by subscriptions. It is also trialling a scheme that would halve that price for some journals, under a common-review system that might guide papers to a number of titles.
Updated on: June 9, 2021
Submission to Accept: the median time (in days) from the published submission date to the final editorial acceptance date.
|Nature Portfolio journals||Submission to first editorial decision (median, days)||Submission to first post-review decision (median, days)||Submission to Accept (median, days)|
Updated on: June 9, 2021
The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Nature is Nature. This abbreviation ('Nature') 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.
If your research field is/are related to Multidisciplinary (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.
Fewer than 8% of submitted papers are accepted for publication in Nature (Journal).
The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.
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.
|Journal/Conference/Workshop/Book Title||Type||Ranking||Publisher||h-index||Impact Score|
|Psychological Bulletin||journal||64||American Psychological Association Inc.||313||13.90|
|Quarterly of Applied Mathematics||journal||8379||American Mathematical Society||41||1.36|
|Journal of Graph Theory||journal||3462||Wiley-Liss Inc.||54||1.51|
|Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia||journal||18294||SAGE Publications Inc.||34||0.56|
|Mediterranean Journal of Mathematics||journal||7165||Birkhauser Verlag Basel||29||1.52|
|Microbial Biotechnology||journal||2950||John Wiley and Sons Ltd||74||4.18|
|Reviews in Inorganic Chemistry||journal||13946||Walter de Gruyter GmbH||23||2.38|
|DIS 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems||conference and proceedings||14809||17||0.00|
|Landscape Online||journal||11315||International Association for Landscape Ecology, Chapter Germany (IALE-D)||14||1.50|
|Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology||journal||3878||Pioneer Bioscience Publishing Company (PBPC)||39||2.53|
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|Year||Impact Score (IS)|