Bibliometrics is a branch of library and information science. It is the use of mathematical and statistical methods to analyse books, articles, or other publications.
It is one of the quantitative tools for ranking, evaluating, categorizing and comparing journals. The impact factor measures the fequency with which the article in a journal has been cited in a particular year or period.
The values of IF indicators are included in Journal Citation Reports (JCR) database by Clarivate Analytics that is available on the Web of Science platform. The first edition of the JCR database was published in 1975, and each year in June they present the subsequent values of IF indicators for the previous year.
Each year, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education prepares a list of scored scientific journals and conference proceedings. This scoring has been used since 2005.
SNIP was created by Professor Henk Moed at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CTWS), University of Leiden. It measures contextual citation impact by giving it a value based on a total number of citations in a subject field, using Scopus data.
SJR is an indicator that takes into account the impact on citations on both the field of science and the quality and prestige of the journal. This indicator will determine the basis of the Scopus database.
Master Journal List, i.e. The Philadelphia List is a list of journal titles indexed in all Clarivate Analytics databases.
It includes thousands of journal titles in all disciplines and regions. You can search across both the Web of Science Core Collection database and the following specialist collections: Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Zoological Record, and Cirreny Contents Connect, as well as the Chemical Information products.
ICI Journals Master List is an international indexing database of scientific journals.
Periodicals that fulfil both formal criteria and initial indexation conditions gets one-year valid ICV (Index Copernicus Value) index which reflects the level of journal development and its impact on the world of science.
European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences is a list of peer-reviewed scientific journals in the HSS (Humanities and Social Sciences). The list was developed by Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD).
Altmetrics are metrics and qualitative data that are complementary to traditional, citation-based metrics.
Altmetrics show how often journal articles and other scholarly outputs like datasets are discussed and used around the world.
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