Annals of the rheumatic diseases (Ann Rheum Dis)

Publisher: Arthritis and Rheumatism Council for Research in Great Britain and the Commonwealth, BMJ Publishing Group

Journal description

First published in 1939, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) features original work on all aspects of rheumatology and disorders of the connective tissue. Topical leaders and reviews are commissioned to address the wider aspects of rheumatology. Fully international, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases publishes clinical, epidemiological and laboratory reports, hypothesis articles and clinical teaching (including diagnostic radiology cases and Lesson of the Month). Concise scientific communication is encouraged and peer-reviewed proceedings of international meetings are featured within monthly issues.

Current impact factor: 10.38

Impact Factor Rankings

2016 Impact Factor Available summer 2017
2014 / 2015 Impact Factor 10.377
2013 Impact Factor 9.27
2012 Impact Factor 9.111
2011 Impact Factor 8.727
2010 Impact Factor 9.082
2009 Impact Factor 8.111
2008 Impact Factor 7.188
2007 Impact Factor 6.411
2006 Impact Factor 5.767
2005 Impact Factor 6.956
2004 Impact Factor 3.916
2003 Impact Factor 3.827
2002 Impact Factor 3.593
2001 Impact Factor 3.188
2000 Impact Factor 2.444
1999 Impact Factor 1.968
1998 Impact Factor 2.043
1997 Impact Factor 1.984
1996 Impact Factor 2.121
1995 Impact Factor 2.635
1994 Impact Factor 1.924
1993 Impact Factor 1.63
1992 Impact Factor 1.836

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 9.64
Cited half-life 5.60
Immediacy index 4.90
Eigenfactor 0.07
Article influence 2.68
Website Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases website
Other titles Annals of the rheumatic diseases (Online)
ISSN 1468-2060
OCLC 41233919
Material type Document, Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Internet Resource, Computer File, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

Publisher details

BMJ Publishing Group

  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author can archive a post-print version
  • Conditions
    • On author's personal website, institutional website or institutional repository
    • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged
    • Must link to publisher version
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Authors retain copyright
    • If funding agency rules apply, authors may post articles in PubMed Central and mirror sites, website, institutional website or institutional repository
    • On PubMed Central after 12 months embargo from print publication, or as required by funding agency
    • On social networks such as ResearchGate and Mendeley after 6 months embargo from print publication
    • Publisher last contacted on 08/12/2014
    • Publisher last reviewed on 29/06/2015
  • Classification

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