## How can I calculate my impact factor?

The Impact Factor is calculated by dividing the number of citations in the JCR year by the total number of articles published in the two previous years. An Impact Factor of 1.0 means that, on average, the articles published one or two year ago have been cited one time.

**What is the highest impact factor a journal can have?**

Generally impact factor of more than 10 are considerrd to be high impact journal but impactfactor of more than 5 should be sufficient to call a journal high impact journal.

**What is a 5 year impact factor?**

The ISI 5-Year Impact Factor is the average number of times articles from the journal published in the past five years have been cited in the given Journal Citation Report (JCR) year.

### What is the 2 year impact factor?

An impact factor of 2 means that, on average, the articles published one or two years ago have been cited two times. The 5-year journal impact factor is the average number of times articles from a journal published in the past five years have been cited in the chosen JCR year.

**What is a 4 star paper?**

Four star Quality that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. Three star Quality that is internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour but which falls short of the highest standards of excellence.

**Is JCR and impact factor same?**

JCR is a trusted source for finding journal ranking but it does not cover all journals. A journal impact factor is a calculation based on a two-year period and is calculated by dividing the number of citations in the JCR year by the total number of articles published in the two previous years.

#### How do I find the impact factor of a JCR journal?

A journal impact factor is a calculation based on a two-year period and is calculated by dividing the number of citations in the JCR year by the total number of articles published in the two previous years.

**What is a Q1 journal?**

Each subject category of journals is divided into four quartiles: Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4. Q1 is occupied by the top 25% of journals in the list; Q2 is occupied by journals in the 25 to 50% group; Q3 is occupied by journals in the 50 to 75% group and Q4 is occupied by journals in the 75 to 100% group.