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Journal Metrics

What are journal metrics?

Knowing the impact and importance of a journal can help you decide where to submit your articles. Citation tracking databases like Scopus or the Web of Science allow you to compare journals based on how many citations articles in those journals receive. Journal metrics are one way to consider the relative stature of a publication venue and measure some aspect of how often articles in the journal are cited. Journal metrics are not a reflection of the stature of an individual author or article.

Common Journal Metrics