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Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases

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

3.52

h-Index

2022-2023

 127

Rank

2022-2023

 3488

SJR

2022-2023

 1.120

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 Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
Abbreviation Orphanet J. Rare Dis.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology (medical) (Q1); Genetics (clinical) (Q2)
h-index 127
Overall Rank/Ranking 3488
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.120
Impact Score 3.52
Publisher BioMed Central Ltd.
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 17501172
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 2006-2022




Aim and Scope


Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of rare diseases, including genetic diseases, and orphan drugs.

As the official journal of Orphanet, the European portal for rare diseases and orphan drugs, the journal provides researchers and clinicians with the opportunity to publish state of the art developments in the area of rare diseases and orphan drugs.

The journal focuses on publishing high quality review articles encompassing all aspects of diagnosis, clinical description, clinical work-up and management as well as aetiopathogenesis, *epidemiology, and genetic counselling of rare diseases. Research on new syndromes and results of clinical trials of exceptional interest will also be considered.


About Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases


Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology (medical) (Q1); Genetics (clinical) (Q2). It is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. The overall rank of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is 3488. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.120. 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 127. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases journal is 17501172. 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. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is cited by a total of 4334 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is 3.52, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases IF is decreased by a factor of 0.26 and approximate percentage change is -6.88% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling 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

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is 3.52. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.52
2021 3.78
2020 3.61
2019 3.68
2018 3.98
2017 3.81
2016 3.55
2015 3.67
2014 4.09

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases h-index


  Table Setting

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases has an h-index of 127. It means 127 articles of this journal have more than 127 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.




Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases ISSN


The ISSN of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is 17501172. 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

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is 3488. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.120. 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 Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.120
2021 1.105
2020 1.274
2019 1.275
2018 1.589
2017 1.413
2016 1.570
2015 1.522
2014 1.768

Ranking of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3488
2021 3511
2020 2993
2019 2959
2018 2038
2017 2556
2016 2189
2015 2315
2014 1753

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases Publisher


Table Setting

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2006-2022. 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 Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is Orphanet J. Rare Dis.. This abbreviation ('Orphanet J. Rare Dis.') 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 Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases


If your research field is/are related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology (medical) (Q1); Genetics (clinical) (Q2), 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 Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases latest impact IF is 3.52. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 4.09 (2014) and 3.52 (2022), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 3.74 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 1.120, 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 1.768 in 2014 and the lowest being 1.105 in 2021. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases over the previous 9-year period stands at 3.74.


What's the latest h-index of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The latest h-index of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is 127.


Who's the publisher of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is published by the BioMed Central Ltd., with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is currently ranked 3488 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 1753 in 2014 and its lowest position of 3511 in 2021.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is Orphanet J. Rare Dis..


Is the "Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is classified as a journal that the BioMed Central Ltd. publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases encompasses the following areas:

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Genetics (clinical)

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


What's the ISSN of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 17501172.


What's the best quartile of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The best quartile for the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases?

The Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases coverage history can be summarized as follows: 2006-2022.


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 Score (IS) of Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.52
2021 3.78
2020 3.61
2019 3.68
2018 3.98
2017 3.81
2016 3.55
2015 3.67
2014 4.09



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