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Impact Metrics : Journal Level Metrics

What are journal level metrics?

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Journal level metrics attempt to quantify the quality and prestige of individual journals. Three of the better known journal level metrics include the Journal Impact Factor (JIF), Scientific Journal Rankings (SJR), and the Eigenfactor score.

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