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

Last Updated on June 24, 2021

Impact Factor

2.867

h-Index

 116

Rank

 4389

SJR

 0.999

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 Scientometrics
Abbreviation Scientometrics
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Computer Science Applications (Q1); Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 116
Overall Rank/Ranking 4389
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.999
Impact Score 3.30
Impact Factor 2.867 (2019)
Publisher Springer Netherlands
Country Netherlands
ISSN 15882861, 01389130


Aim and Scope


Scientometrics is concerned with the quantitative features and characteristics of science. Emphasis is placed on investigations in which the development and mechanism of science are studied by statistical mathematical methods.

The journal publishes original studies, short communications, preliminary reports, review papers, letters to the editor and book reviews on scientometrics. Due to its fully interdisciplinary character, the journal is indispensable to research workers and research administrators . It provides valuable assistance to librarians and documentalists in central scientific agencies, ministries, research institutes and laboratories.


About Scientometrics


Scientometrics is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Scientometrics is 4389. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.999. 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 116. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Scientometrics journal is 15882861, 01389130. 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. Scientometrics is cited by a total of 3775 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


Scientometrics Impact Factor 2019-2020


The impact factor (IF) 2019 of Scientometrics is 2.867, which is computed in 2020 as per it's definition. Scientometrics IF is increased by a factor of 0.1 and approximate percentage change is 3.5% 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.

Table Setting

Impact Factor Trend


Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Scientometrics. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2020/2021Coming Soon
2019 2.867
2018 2.770
2017 2.173
2016 2.147
2015 2.084
2014 2.183
2013 2.274
2012 2.133
2011 1.966
2010 1.905

Scientometrics Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of Scientometrics is 3.30, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Scientometrics IS is decreased by a factor of 0.07 and approximate percentage change is -2.08% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a falling 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

Scientometrics Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of Scientometrics is 3.30. If the same downward trend persists, impact score of joule may fall in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


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


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 3.30
2019 3.37
2018 3.30
2017 2.88
2016 2.43
2015 2.58
2014 2.60

Scientometrics h-index


  Table Setting

Scientometrics has an h-index of 116. It means 116 articles of this journal have more than 116 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.




Scientometrics ISSN


The ISSN of Scientometrics is 15882861, 01389130. 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

Scientometrics Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Scientometrics is 4389. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.999. 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.


Scientometrics Publisher


Table Setting

Scientometrics is published by Springer Netherlands. It's publishing house is located in Netherlands. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1978-2020. 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 Scientometrics is Scientometrics. This abbreviation ('Scientometrics') 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 Scientometrics


If your research field is/are related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Social Sciences (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/



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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Scientometrics

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2020/2021Coming Soon
2019 2.867
2018 2.770
2017 2.173
2016 2.147
2015 2.084
2014 2.183
2013 2.274
2012 2.133
2011 1.966
2010 1.905



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of Scientometrics

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 3.30
2019 3.37
2018 3.30
2017 2.88
2016 2.43
2015 2.58
2014 2.60



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