Academic Questions
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Academic Questions

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 08954852, 19364709
Publisher: Springer US
History: 1987-2020
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


American higher education has been profoundly compromised in the past three decades. Standards have been eroded the curriculum has been debased and research has been trivialized or distorted by ideology. Yet the established voices of the academy often speak in tones that are selfcongratulatory rather than selfcritical. Academic Questions utilizes the best of scholarly analysis to explore the conspicuous vices as well as the virtues of the contemporary university. A journal dedicated to strengthening the integrity of scholarship and teaching Academic Questions examines issues that arise from the interplay between politics ideology scholarship and teaching in higher education. Among the questions explored are the maintenance of scholarly standards the quality and evenhandedness of peer review the preservation of intellectual tolerance and civility on campus and within academic associations and the relationship between government and education. A critique of the academy by academics themselves Academic Questions upholds the traditions of humanism and intellectual freedom. Academic Questions is the official journal of the National Association of Scholars.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is 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.

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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.108 0.11 0.11
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.14 0.12 0.117
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.085 0.126 0.101
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.116 0.091 0.075
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.091 0.087 0.105
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.061 0.094 0.099
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.086 0.111 0.098
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.156 0.141 0.131
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.059 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.04 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.063 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.095 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.095 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.154 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.034 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.197 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.113 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.014 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.046 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.05 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.039 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.018 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.032 NA NA
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Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History