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Measuring Research Quality and Impact: Additional Journal Rankings

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European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH)

Definition: International journals are classified into two sub-categories, INT1 and INT2,  based on a combination of two criteria: influence and scope.

  • Explanation of the classification system for journals
  • Includes journals from the following areas: anthropology, art, art history, classical studies, gender studies, history, philosophy of science, linguistics, literature, musicology, pedagogical and educational research, philosophy and psychology with plans to add archaeology and religious studies

Available from: The European Science Foundation


Definition:  Ratings by authors who have published in the journals.

Available from:  JournalRate

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Scimago Journal Rank (SJR)

Definition:  A measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.  Factors considered for SJR journal rankings include:

  • H-index
  • Total cites per journal
  • Total of published documents per journal
  • Cites per document

Available from: SJR