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Journal Article-level Metrics
Journal Level Metrics
Journal-level metrics aim to measure the influence of a journal. There are many journal-level metrics based on different methods of calculation and datasets (see Journal Ranking Indicies box).
World of caution: Be aware of fake impact factors such as Global Impact Factor (GIF), Citefactor and Universal Impact Factor (UIF). These are invented by fake companies for predatory journals that charge a fee for publishing without providing legitimate peer review process.
Journal Citation Report (JCR)
The Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Database is used to find journal impact factor.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over
Web of Science
If you need the "times cited" for an article, use Web of Science not the JCR.
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