Answered By: Hayati Abdul
Last Updated: Dec 05, 2016     Views: 174

The Journal Impact Factor (JIF) uses citation data to assess and track the impact of a journal in relation to other journals, the impact factor is recalculated each year and is based on the mean citation rate during that year of the papers published in that journal during the previous 2 years.

For more information, see the library's libguide page on Research Impact.

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