What if a journal has no impact factor?

What if a journal has no impact factor?

Having no impact factor can be for many reasons. If it was just initiated it may not have enough published issues to have rated being noticed by the rating process. I would avoid such a journal unless a colleague or group of colleagues you respect were agreed that that particular journal was a good idea to institute.

Is 4 a good impact factor?

In most fields, the impact factor of 10 or greater is considered an excellent score while 3 is flagged as good and the average score is less than 1. The impact factor is a subjective matter and has the most meaning only when comparing journals within similar fields.

How important is impact factor?

Impact factor is commonly used to evaluate the relative importance of a journal within its field and to measure the frequency with which the “average article” in a journal has been cited in a particular time period. Journals with higher IFs believed to be more important than those with lower ones.

How long does it take for a new journal to get an impact factor?

two years

What is a bad impact factor?

Sep 25, Impact Factors are used to measure the importance of a journal by calculating the number of times selected articles are cited within the last few years. The top 5% of journals have impact factors approximately equal to or greater than 6 (610 journals or 4.9% of the journals tracked by JCR).

Do all journals have an impact factor?

Not all journals have impact factors, and the importance of impact factors will vary between disciplines. They nevertheless provide a useful pointer to the more important journals in your subject.

Is Hindawi legitimate?

Hindawi is not yet considered a prestigious publishing house. But, I think it is growing in terms of citations and popularity. The citing journals do not appear to be of the highest repute. However, many of them are indeed “good” journals.

How do you get a high impact journal published?

How to get published in a high-impact journalYour research needs to be robust and solve a big and relevant problem. You need to tell a story. You NEED clear figures Presenting the right amount of data. You need to write in a short, clear and concise way. Your abstract needs to tell a story too. You need to follow the journal guidelines meticulously.