The new edition of Thomson Reuters (ISI) Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is now available to subscribers of the JCR Web. JCR publishes the journal Impact Factors (IFs) on two databases, the Science Edition, and the Social Science Edition. JCR evaluates academic journal quality based on citations received by articles in a given journal by journals in the ISI Web of Knowledge citation index. JCR then assigns each journal an “impact factor” rating, based on the citations received by papers published in the last two years in a given journal.
For the first time in the Journal Citation Reports’ 30-year history, Thomson Reuters released a mid-cycle version of this infamous product, complete with new metrics and functionality. The intent with this release is to meet the community’s growing need for new, modern, varied and cutting-edge approaches to understanding a journal’s performance and influence around the world.
You can get access to the database here.