The American Journal of Cardiology Impact Factor & Information

Publisher: American College of Cardiology, Elsevier

Journal description

Full Text Online Access, and More, to Paid Subscribers at Published 24 times a year, The American Journal of Cardiology® is an independent journal designed for cardiovascular disease specialists and internists with a subspecialty in cardiology throughout the world. AJC is an independent, scientific, peer-reviewed journal of original articles that focus on the practical, clinical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. AJC has the shortest lag time of all scientific journals (less than 5 months) from receipt of manuscript to publication. Features report on systemic hypertension, methodology, drugs, pacing, arrhythmia, preventive cardiology, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, and cardiomyopathy. Also included are case reports, brief reports, editorials, readers' comments, and symposia.

Current impact factor: 3.43

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2015
2013 / 2014 Impact Factor 3.425
2012 Impact Factor 3.209
2011 Impact Factor 3.368
2010 Impact Factor 3.68
2009 Impact Factor 3.575
2008 Impact Factor 3.905
2006 Impact Factor 3.015
2005 Impact Factor 3.059
2004 Impact Factor 3.14
2003 Impact Factor 3.059
2002 Impact Factor 2.327
2001 Impact Factor 2.637
2000 Impact Factor 2.762
1999 Impact Factor 2.361
1998 Impact Factor 2.137
1997 Impact Factor 2.402
1996 Impact Factor 2.373
1995 Impact Factor 2.238
1994 Impact Factor 2.253
1993 Impact Factor 2.164
1992 Impact Factor 2.503

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 3.41
Cited half-life 8.80
Immediacy index 0.72
Eigenfactor 0.07
Article influence 1.23
Website American Journal of Cardiology, The website
Other titles The American journal of cardiology
ISSN 0002-9149
OCLC 850121
Material type Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Journal / Magazine / Newspaper, Internet Resource

Publisher details


  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author can archive a post-print version
  • Conditions
    • Pre-print allowed on any website or open access repository
    • Voluntary deposit by author of authors post-print allowed on authors' personal website, or institutions open scholarly website including Institutional Repository, without embargo, where there is not a policy or mandate
    • Deposit due to Funding Body, Institutional and Governmental policy or mandate only allowed where separate agreement between repository and the publisher exists.
    • Permitted deposit due to Funding Body, Institutional and Governmental policy or mandate, may be required to comply with embargo periods of 12 months to 48 months .
    • Set statement to accompany deposit
    • Published source must be acknowledged
    • Must link to journal home page or articles' DOI
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Articles in some journals can be made Open Access on payment of additional charge
    • NIH Authors articles will be submitted to PubMed Central after 12 months
    • Publisher last contacted on 18/10/2013
  • Classification
    ​ green

Publications in this journal