Correlation between the Journal Impact Factor and three other journal citation indices

@article{Elkins2010CorrelationBT,
  title={Correlation between the Journal Impact Factor and three other journal citation indices},
  author={Mark R. Elkins and Christopher G. Maher and Robert D. Herbert and Anne M. Moseley and Catherine Sherrington},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={85},
  pages={81-93}
}
To determine the degree of correlation among journal citation indices that reflect the average number of citations per article, the most recent journal ratings were downloaded from the websites publishing four journal citation indices: the Institute of Scientific Information’s journal impact factor index, Eigenfactor’s article influence index, SCImago’s journal rank index and Scopus’ trend line index. Correlations were determined for each pair of indices, using ratings from all journals that… CONTINUE READING

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