Journal Citation Reports

The road to Journal Citation Reports 2021: New content and a new metric

This is the first in a series of updates to provide information on the launch of the 2021 Journal Citation Reports release. Nearly 50 years into its run as the world’s most authoritative source for transparent, publisher-neutral data and statistics, Journal Citation Reports (JCR)™ from Clarivate continues to evolve, adapting to the changing landscape of […]

Introducing new open access data in Journal Citation Reports

At Clarivate, we’re always looking for ways to make the process of scientific discovery faster, more robust and more transparent. We believe a large part of this can be achieved through embracing open research – including open access (OA) and open science – and we support the many different activities, products and facets of open […]

New from the Institute for Scientific Information: Beyond single-point metrics

In the complex matter of assessing research and researchers, simple metrics have their place. For example, when used advisedly in properly limited and matched comparisons, the h-index measurement – which specifies the convergence point of an author’s productivity and citation impact – can identify influential researchers in a precisely defined field. Similarly, the Journal Impact […]

All About the Eigenfactor!

Adding the suite of Eigenfactor metrics to Journal Impact Factor helps to build a more complete view of a journal’s mark in the academic realm.

Research metrics in practice

Metrics can provide powerful insight into research trends, but understanding which indicators to use and how to most appropriately apply and interpret them is critical to ensuring an accurate assessment.

CiteScore: A Non-Rival for the Journal Impact Factor

Recently, publishing giant Elsevier came out with a new journal evaluation metric, CiteScore.
At a time when new metrics are proliferating, it can sometimes be difficult to understand the key differences between indicators. So how does this new measure stack up against the Journal Impact Factor (JIF), part of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) from Clarivate Analytics? Let’s take a look.