Answered By: Hayati Abdul Last Updated: Dec 05, 2016 Views: 283
Answered By: Hayati Abdul
Last Updated: Dec 05, 2016 Views: 283
Alternative metrics available to measure the impact of a journal include:
- Eigenfactor score - This is similar to the Journal Impact Factor, but citations are weighted, with citations from highly ranked journals making a greater impact on the final Eigenfactor score than citations from journals with lower rankings. The Eigenfactor score is based on data from the Web of Science database.
- SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) - The SJR is very similar to the Eigenfactor score and also gives more weight to highly ranked journals. The SJR is based on data from the Scopus database.
- SNIP (Source Normalized Impact Per Paper) - SNIP weights citations according to subject field, with higher value given to a citation if it is from a field where articles tend to be cited less frequently. SNIP is based on the Scopus database.
For more information, see the library's libguide page on Research Impact.
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