The 2019 release of Journal Impact Factors are now available. Access to the new Impact Factors are made available through Journal Citation Reports via the Web of Science platform. These are the most recent Impact Factors reflecting journal citation data from 2018.
Journal Impact Factors are a proprietary measurement of journal quality based on the average number citations to publications appearing in that journal over the last two publication years. Impact Factors are available for 11,877 journals across 236 defined fields and are published annually for included journals.
Impact Factors can be viewed through the Journal Citation Reports database available through WHSC Library subscriptions.
For questions about Impact Factors and other measurements of publication quality and impact please email Ask-A-Librarian, or reach out to our Research Impact Informationist, Kimberly Powell at krpowel [at] emory [dot] edu