Journal Citation Reports

The 2017 JCR Release is Here!

Clarivate Analytics is pleased to announce that the 2017 Journal Citation Reports(JCR), based on 2016 data, has been released today. The latest update to the JCR includes 11,549 total journals across 236 disciplines and 81 countries. On average, Journal Impact Factor scores increased by 9%. Download the full infographic here > In addition to the data, we are […]

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.

Know Your Metrics: Immediacy Index

In Journal Citation Reports, there are an entire suite of metrics by which to measure a journal. Each week here on Science Research Connect, we’ll take a closer look at one of these metrics.

A Closer Look at Cited and Citing Half-Lives

You’ve seen Cited Half-Life and Citing Half-Life data in Journal Citation Reports (JCR)—there’s a graph and a table of journals listed for every journal in the database with 100 or more citations—but what do they mean? How do you keep them straight between Cited and Citing? Why should you care about them?

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.