Journal of the American College of Surgeons (J AM COLL SURGEONS)

Publisher: American College of Surgeons, Elsevier

Journal description

Visit the Journal of the American College of Surgeons Web site maintained by the American College of Surgeons at Subscription orders and inquiries should be mailed to: Journal of the American College of Surgeons P.O. Box 2127 Marion, OH 43306-8227 Phone numbers: Voice, toll-free (US only): (800)214-8489 Voice, outside the US: (740)382-3322 Fax: (740)382-5866 Agent Inquiries: Tel: (815)734-1223 Fax: (815)734-1207 The Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS) is a monthly journal publishing peer-reviewed original contributions on all aspects of surgery. These contributions include but are not limited to original clinical studies, review articles, and experimental investigations with clear clinical relevance. In general, case reports will not be considered for publication. As the official journal of the American College of Surgeons, JACS has the goal of providing its readership the highest quality rapid retrieval of information relevant to surgeons.

Current impact factor: 5.12

Impact Factor Rankings

2016 Impact Factor Available summer 2017
2014 / 2015 Impact Factor 5.122
2013 Impact Factor 4.454
2012 Impact Factor 4.5
2011 Impact Factor 4.549
2010 Impact Factor 4.241
2009 Impact Factor 3.651
2008 Impact Factor 3.692
2007 Impact Factor 3.101
2006 Impact Factor 2.813
2005 Impact Factor 2.621
2004 Impact Factor 2.273
2003 Impact Factor 2.071
2002 Impact Factor 2.369
2001 Impact Factor 2.429
2000 Impact Factor 2.805
1999 Impact Factor 2.243
1998 Impact Factor 1.872
1997 Impact Factor 2.025

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 5.26
Cited half-life 6.60
Immediacy index 0.61
Eigenfactor 0.04
Article influence 2.04
Website Journal of the American College of Surgeons website
Other titles Surgical forum., Surgical forum supplement., Journal of the American College of Surgeons, International abstracts of surgery
ISSN 1879-1190
OCLC 29192491
Material type Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Journal / Magazine / Newspaper, Internet Resource

Publisher details


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    • 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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