Chemistry and Energy Journal
the current (2014) impact factors (IF) for selected
journals in chemistry,
materials science and energy
of four important publishers. For comparison, the 2013 values are
each year (mid June) in the Journal of
Citation Reports by the former Institute of Scientific
Information, the IF provides an indication of the average number of
citations per paper.
for journals are calculated by dividing the number of citations in a
year, by the number of citeable articles published in the preceding two
years. This means that the higher the number of published
issues, the more difficult becomes to get an high IF. A weekly
journal with an IF > 6, for example, is a truly exceptional
more about the IF and other bibliometric indicators in chemical
research, read our (open access) article: "On
the use of the h-index in evaluating chemical research"
Central Journal 7 (2013) 132).
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