The Spine Journal Impact Factor & Information

Publisher: North American Spine Society, Elsevier

Journal description

The Spine Journal, the official journal of the North American Spine Society, is an international and multidisciplinary journal that publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on research and treatment related to the spine and spine care, including basic science and clinical investigations. It is a condition of publication that manuscripts submitted to The Spine Journal have not been published, and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. The Spine Journal also publishes major reviews of specific topics by acknowledged authorities, technical notes, teaching editorials, and other special features, Letters to the Editor-in-Chief are encouraged.

Current impact factor: 2.43

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2016
2014 Impact Factor 2.426
2013 Impact Factor 2.8
2012 Impact Factor 3.355
2011 Impact Factor 3.29
2010 Impact Factor 3.024
2009 Impact Factor 2.902

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 3.09
Cited half-life 5.50
Immediacy index 0.48
Eigenfactor 0.01
Article influence 1.10
Website Spine Journal, The website
Other titles Spine journal (Online)
ISSN 1529-9430
OCLC 48060303
Material type Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Internet Resource, Computer File, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

Publisher details


  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author can archive a post-print version
  • Conditions
    • Authors pre-print on any website, including arXiv and RePEC
    • Author's post-print on author's personal website immediately
    • Author's post-print on open access repository after an embargo period of between 12 months and 48 months
    • 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
    • Author's post-print may be used to update arXiv and RepEC
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Must link to publisher version with DOI
    • Author's post-print must be released with a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
    • Publisher last reviewed on 03/06/2015
  • Classification

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