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Tracking Research Impact

Use this page to:

Discover databases that measure journal impact

Find out more about measures of journal impact

View published lists of ranked and core journals

Getting Help

Research Help

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Guidelines for Evaluating Journals

Ranked and Core Journals Lists

Journals can also be evaluated based on assessment methods or inspection by experts. Below are some journal lists compiled by universities, professional organizations or research centers. Some are specific to a discipline.

Measures of Journal Impact

Databases that Measure Journal Impact

A number of tools and measures are available for tracking the impact of journals.