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Scholarly Metrics: Metrics for Journals

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Open Access Tools

  • SCImago Journal and Country Rank is a portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database.
  • Google Scholar Metrics is another source of journal-level metrics.  Based on Google Scholar citations it ranks journals grouped by subject categories or language.  The metrics used are: h5-index defined as the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in 2010-2014 have at least h citations each, and h5-median for a journal is the median number of citations for the articles that make up its h5-index.