eScholarship does not have access to, nor do we track, Journal Impact Factor scores. Impact Factor scores can be found by accessing the Journal Citations Reports section of Web of Science, via your local campus library (e.g. UC Berkeley Library).
Journal Managers may also wish to research issues related to the reliability of Journal Impact Factor
- Seglen, P. O. (1997). Why the impact factor of journals should not be used for evaluating research. British Medical Journal, 314(7079), 498-502.
- Johnstone, M. J. (2007). Journal impact factors: Implications for the nursing profession. International Nursing Review 54(1), 35-40.
- Ironside, P. M. (2007). Advancing the science of nursing education: Rethinking the meaning and significance of journal impact factors. Journal of Nursing Education, 46(3), 99-100.
- Satyanarayana, K. & Sharma, A. (2008). Impact factor: Time to move on. The Indian Journal of Medical Research, 127(1), 4-6.
- Greenwood, D. C. (2007). Reliability of journal impact factor rankings. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 7(48), 48.
- Howard, J. (2009). Humanities journals confront identity crisis. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 55(19), A1.
[Portions of this guide adapted from University of Illinois at Chicago Library]