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Biology Direct

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

5.57

h-Index

2022-2023

 73

Rank

2022-2023

 3504

SJR

2022-2023

 1.117

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 Biology Direct
Abbreviation Biol. Direct
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Applied Mathematics (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Immunology (Q2)
h-index 73
Overall Rank/Ranking 3504
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.117
Impact Score 5.57
Publisher BioMed Central Ltd.
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 17456150
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 2006-2022




Aim and Scope


Biology Direct will serve the life science research community as an open access, peer-reviewed online journal encompassing the full spectrum of biological science, and will make all research articles available free of charge on the website immediately on publication.

Biology Direct"s key aim is to provide authors and readers with an alternative to the traditional model of peer review. This includes making the author responsible for obtaining reviewers" reports via the journal"s Editorial Board; making the peer review process open rather than anonymous; and making the reviewers" reports public, thus increasing the responsibility of the referees and eliminating sources of abuse in the refereeing process.


About Biology Direct


Biology Direct is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Applied Mathematics (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Immunology (Q2). It is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. The overall rank of Biology Direct is 3504. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.117. 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 73. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Biology Direct journal is 17456150. 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. Biology Direct is cited by a total of 372 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Biology Direct Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Biology Direct is 5.57, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Biology Direct IF is decreased by a factor of 1.2 and approximate percentage change is -17.73% 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

Biology Direct Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Biology Direct is 5.57. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Biology Direct. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.57
2021 6.77
2020 4.72
2019 2.19
2018 3.03
2017 2.85
2016 3.16
2015 3.57
2014 5.52

Biology Direct h-index


  Table Setting

Biology Direct has an h-index of 73. It means 73 articles of this journal have more than 73 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.




Biology Direct ISSN


The ISSN of Biology Direct is 17456150. 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

Biology Direct Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Biology Direct is 3504. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.117. 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 Biology Direct by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.117
2021 0.613
2020 1.515
2019 1.316
2018 1.388
2017 1.694
2016 1.961
2015 3.269
2014 2.938

Ranking of Biology Direct by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3504
2021 8064
2020 2240
2019 2810
2018 2587
2017 1838
2016 1458
2015 555
2014 692

Biology Direct Publisher


Table Setting

Biology Direct 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 Biology Direct is Biol. Direct. This abbreviation ('Biol. Direct') 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 Biology Direct


If your research field is/are related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Applied Mathematics (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Immunology (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 Biology Direct?

Biology Direct latest impact IF is 5.57. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 6.77 (2021) and 2.19 (2019), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 4.15 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Biology Direct?

The Biology Direct has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 1.117, 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 3.269 in 2015 and the lowest being 0.613 in 2021. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Biology Direct over the previous 9-year period stands at 4.15.


What's the latest h-index of the Biology Direct?

The latest h-index of the Biology Direct is 73.


Who's the publisher of the Biology Direct?

The Biology Direct is published by the BioMed Central Ltd., with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Biology Direct?

The Biology Direct is currently ranked 3504 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 555 in 2015 and its lowest position of 8064 in 2021.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Biology Direct?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Biology Direct is Biol. Direct.


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

Biology Direct is classified as a journal that the BioMed Central Ltd. publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Biology Direct?

The Biology Direct encompasses the following areas:

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Immunology

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


What's the ISSN of the Biology Direct?

The Biology Direct is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 17456150.


What's the best quartile of the Biology Direct?

The best quartile for the Biology Direct is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Biology Direct?

The Biology Direct 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 Biology Direct

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.57
2021 6.77
2020 4.72
2019 2.19
2018 3.03
2017 2.85
2016 3.16
2015 3.57
2014 5.52



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