When publishing at Charles Sturt it is recommended that you first check that the journal is in:
The CSU Research Productivity Index (CSU login required) allocate points depending on type of publication.
You can use Journal quality indicators to:
It is important to compare a journal with other journals in the same field. SCImago Journal Country Rank (SJR ) lists journal in each subject category. The Journal of Aging and Health is ranked 6th in Gerontology. It is also in the top quartile of the journals in this area.
Using journal rank in a field of research is more meaningful quoting an impact factor, without comparing it with other journals in its field.
The SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) use data from Scopus to provide journals and country metrics.
It is journal-level metric and expresses the average number of citations received in a selected year by the documents published in that journal in the previous three years.
See the SJR Help for information on how to:
To find the category and quartile impact factor rank of some Web of Science journals:
The resulting dialog box will provide the list of categories within JCR and a quartile scope for each category:
You can find information about journal impact from a number of sources:
Journal impact factors for individual journals may also be available from publishers’ websites.
CSU no longer has access to the Journal Citation Reports (JCR).