Impact Factor–What does it mean?

Nowadays, the Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) Impact Factor is considered an established measurement of quality for the evaluation of journals [1]. But what is the history behind it? The idea of an impact factor was first mentioned in Science magazine in 1955 [2]. Five years later, the experimental Genetics Citation Index project begun, leading […]

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Journal Statistics Feature

As a way to demonstrate the success and readership of our Journals, MDPI has recently launched the Journal Statistics page. In depth statistics are now available for all of our journals covered in Scopus. After clicking on the name of the relevant journal, you will find the ‘Journal Statistics’ link in the menu on the left side of the […]

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