Scientometrics (SCIENTOMETRICS)

Publisher: Akadémiai Kiadó

Journal description

Scientometrics aims at publishing original studies short communications preliminary reports review papers letters to the editor and book reviews on scientometrics. The topics covered are results of research concerned with the quantitative features and characteristics of science. Emphasis is placed on investigations in which the development and mechanism of science are studied by means of (statistical) mathematical methods. The Journal also provides the reader with important up-to-date information about international meetings and events in scientometrics and related fields. Appropriate bibliographic compilations are published as a separate section. Due to its fully interdisciplinary character Scientometrics is indispensable to research workers and research administrators throughout the world. It provides valuable assistance to librarians and documentalists in central scientific agencies ministries research institutes and laboratories. Scientometrics includes the Journal of Research Communication Studies. Consequently its aims and scope cover that of the latter namely to bring the results of research investigations together in one place in such a form that they will be of use not only to the investigators themselves but also to the entrepreneurs and research workers who form the object of these studies.

Current impact factor: 2.18

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2016
2014 Impact Factor 2.183
2013 Impact Factor 2.274
2012 Impact Factor 2.133
2011 Impact Factor 1.966
2010 Impact Factor 1.905
2009 Impact Factor 2.167
2008 Impact Factor 2.328
2007 Impact Factor 1.472
2006 Impact Factor 1.363
2005 Impact Factor 1.738
2004 Impact Factor 1.12
2003 Impact Factor 1.251
2002 Impact Factor 0.855
2001 Impact Factor 0.676
2000 Impact Factor 0.66
1999 Impact Factor 0.931
1998 Impact Factor 0.71
1997 Impact Factor 0.691
1996 Impact Factor 0.582
1995 Impact Factor 0.444
1994 Impact Factor 0.593
1993 Impact Factor 0.519
1992 Impact Factor 0.634

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 2.32
Cited half-life 6.50
Immediacy index 0.33
Eigenfactor 0.01
Article influence 0.43
Website Scientometrics website
Other titles Scientometrics (Online)
ISSN 0138-9130
OCLC 45496762
Material type Document, Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Internet Resource, Computer File, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

Publisher details

Akadémiai Kiadó

  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author can archive a post-print version
  • Conditions
    • Authors own final version only can be archived
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • On author's personal website or institutional repository or any repository mandated by Author's funding body
    • Published source must be acknowledged
    • Must state that the file is not the final published version of the paper
    • Must link to publisher version([DOI of the Article without brackets])
    • Articles in some journals can be made Open Access on payment of additional charge
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