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Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a comprehensive resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals. It is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.

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Citation and article counts are indicators of researcher usage of specific journals. By tabulating and aggregating citation and article counts, JCR offers a unique perspective for journal evaluation and comparison.

Did you know? Sudden changes in a journal's size can affect the impact factor. Keep in mind that JCR should not be the sole source for evaluating journals. See: Using Journal Citation Reports Wisely for 3 other major factors and considerations. See also: JCR Help - Table of Contents

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