Adoption Quarterly
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Adoption Quarterly

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 10926755
Publisher: Routledge
History: 1997-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Adoption Quarterly is an unparalleled forum for examining the issues related to adoption as viewed from a lifespan perspective and of the psychological and social meanings of the word family. This international multidisciplinary journal features conceptual and empirical work as well as book reviews from the fields of the social sciences humanities biological sciences law and social policy.In addition to examining ethical biological financial social and psychological adoption issues Adoption Quarterly addresses continuity in adoption issues that are important to both practitioners and researchers such as negotiation of birth and adoptive family contact identity formation in the context of adoption adoption as a premier paradigm for studying the interactions of nature nurture and the lifelong development of the adoptee adoptee adjustment now viewed in a lifespan perspective adjustment issues for birth and adoptive parents.Despite the importance of adoption in family formation and its considerable value as a paradigm for scientific study there is no other scholarly journal specializing in this field. By maintaining a consistently high standard of scholarship Adoption Quarterly helps stimulate relevant research and develop more practicebased and empirically sound principles.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Adoption Quarterly
SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

Adoption Quarterly
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.

Adoption Quarterly
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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Adoption Quarterly
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.786 1.091 1.15
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    1.379 1.356 1.302
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.656 0.9 1.091
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.5 0.92 0.892
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.588 0.816 0.8
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    1.129 1.255 1.371
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.387 0.543 0.672
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.871 1.109 1.371
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.767 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.387 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    1.161 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.455 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.774 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.567 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.484 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.6 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.639 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.154 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.362 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.167 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.41 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.167 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.34 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




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)

Adoption Quarterly

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