Our publisher-neutral journal intelligence enables
For almost half a century publishers, institutions, funders and researchers have trusted the impartial data provided by Journal Citation ReportsTM (JCRTM) to identify the world’s leading journals across 250+ disciplines.
Understand key citation impact trends to inform your publishing strategy, using a range of indicators, descriptive data and visualizations.
The 2023 release of Journal Citation Reports extends the Journal Impact FactorTM (JIFTM) to all Web of Science Core Collection™ journals, including those indexed in the Arts and Humanities Citation IndexTM (AHCI) and the multidisciplinary Emerging Sources Citation IndexTM (ESCI) for the first time.
Social Science journals
Arts & Humanities journals
Gold Open Access journals
We only include journals which have met our rigorous quality standards.
Journal Citation Reports provides unbiased, publisher-neutral information which does not promote or endorse any specific publishers.
Expert curation and selection
Only journals which meet our rigorous selection processes are eligible to be included in the Web of Science.
Criteria of journal quality
When you’re evaluating a journal, you need to know more than just one number. View the relationship between article and journal citations with visualizations and linked data alongside descriptive statistics.
Evaluate each journal’s profile with a complete set of journal intelligence metrics.
Average JIF percentile
Cited and citing half-life
Open access papers and citations
Contributions by author, region and affiliation
Maximize the reach and influence of your work and gain an international view of the research landscape.
Journal Citation Reports provide a comprehensive view of the world’s leading journals. Discover valuable insights into the countries and institutions contributing to the performance of each journal.
(2023 Journal Citation Reports)
View the full list of journals with a JIF in the Master Journal List
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