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News on Impact Factors

The fox guarding the henhouse? Or, why we don’t need another citation-based journal quality index [critique of CiteScore] - In the Open - 13 December 2016

Controversial impact factor gets a heavyweight rival. Elsevier’s CiteScore uses a larger database - and provides different results for the quality of journals - Nature News - 8 December 2016

New metrics will make journal assessment more complete and transparent - Elsevier - 8 December 2016

CiteScore metrics can be accessed for free on the following websites:

Scopus.com – To deep-dive into a journal, click on the Source Details feature of Scopus for full access to CiteScore metrics.
JournalMetrics.Scopus.com – Search and filter features let you explore the full range of CiteScore metrics for a group of journals (such as open access journals), a subject category or a publisher view. You can also download the complete set of CiteScore metrics as an Excel file.
Journal homepages on Elsevier.com – Access CiteScore metrics for more than 2,500 journals published by Elsevier.