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Measuring Research Impact and Quality: Additional Journal Rankings

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European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH PLUS)

Definition:  Journals are classified into two main categories (NAT and INT) and two sub-categories (INT1 and INT2) based on their audience, distribution and reach.

Available from: The European Science Foundation

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