Journal Citation Reports®

Streamlined. Integrated. Authoritative.

 

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WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH JCR?

Use JCR to understand a journal’s true place in the scholarly research world.

  • Measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels
  • Illustrate the relationship between citing and cited journals
  • Better understand a journal’s impact over time
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About JCR

Journal Citation Reports offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world’s leading journals — with quantifiable, statistical information derived from real data.

 

LIBRARIANS

  • Support, evaluate and document the value of library research investments


PUBLISHERS

  • Determine journals’ influence in the market, review editorial policies and strategic direction, monitor competitors, and identify new opportunities

RESEARCHERS

  • Identify the most appropriate, influential journals in which to publish

INFORMATION ANALYSTS AND BIBLIOMETRICIANS

  • Track bibliometric and citation trends and patterns

What's new with
Journal Citation Reports

Reliable data combined with enhanced functionality

 
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Analyze with Ease

Using a combination of impact and influence metrics, Journal Citation Reports provides the context to understand a journal’s true place in the world of scholarly literature. Easily access and customize the indicators and journals that are important to you. Obtain instant, all-years, all-metric views for individual journals and export this information on demand.

JCR Journal Relationships

Understand Journal Relationships

New visualizations provide instant snapshots of a journal’s cited and citing relationships. Data on citable items are revealed in journal profiles.

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Compare Journals

Continue to explore the impact and influence of the world’s leading scholarly journals by performing direct comparisons of titles using either quartile or trend analyses. Reports can be saved and exported.

Using JCR

Explore the impact and influence of the world’s leading scholarly journals. Compare and understand the publishing activities, rising stars, and impactful groups influencing the direction of research.

 

MEASURE research influence and impact at the journal and category levels.


 

SUPPORT curriculum and collection development.


 

EVALUATE and document your institution’s research investment.


 

IDENTIFY the most appropriate, influential journals in which to publish.


 

SEE how your journal ranks against the competition.

 


Understanding JCR

“The thorough, stringent standards applied to the selection of content directly influence the accuracy and insight of the evaluation and benchmarking from InCites…through the use of these data, it is possible to measure the citation impact of journals under evaluation.”

TRAINING

Get trained on how to use the resources to support your scholarly goals. Take advantage of our free training opportunities.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Get 24/7 access to Thomson Reuters online support. Visit our Customer support page for a complete view of support options.