Journal Citation Reports includes citation information from approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. Journal Citation Reports includes topics in the fields of science, technology, and social sciences.

To access JCR:

  • Start on the Bio-Medical Library's homepage at:
  • Under Databases, click the A-Z link and then select Journal Citation Reports

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Let's say you wanted to see to publish an article in a top-ranked journal in allergy. Here's how you'd set this up in JCR.

  • Select Categories to view a list of subjects
  • Select JCR Year
  • Submit


You will now see a table that lists the journals by impact factor with the top ranked journals at #1 and continuing:


compare JCR


For more information on this and other journal impact measure, please visit the Journal Impact Measures page.



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