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Publishing Resources for Faculty & Staff: CiteScore

Need to place a publication? The resources on this guide will help you determine the suitability of a journal for your work.

CiteScore by Scopus

CiteScore features comprehensive, current and free metrics for serial titles in Scopus


Step 2. Select a subject area of interest from the drop-down menu.

Step 3. If you wish to limit your search to Open Access journals, you may do so by clicking the checkbox. Click the column headings to sort your results. Review the available metrics (CiteScore, SJR, & SNIP).

CiteScore measures average citations received per document published in the serial.

SCImago Journal Rank measures weighted citations received by the serial. Citation weighting depends on subject field and prestige (SJR) of the citing serial.

Source Normalized Impact per Paper measures actual citations received relative to citations expected for the serial’s subject field.

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