Archaeological Journal
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Archaeological Journal

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 00665983, 23732288
Publisher: Routledge
History: 1977, 1996-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


The Archaeological Journalis the prestigious peerreviewed publication of the Royal Archaeological Institute. Published since 1844 the Journal contains research articles fieldwork reports and major syntheses and analyses addressing archaeological theory and method applied to all periods of the human past from earliest prehistory to recent times. The journal focuses its attention on England Ireland Scotland Wales and neighbouring islands and regions. It also provides examples of the application of the latest approaches and directions in archaeological research of global interest and relevance. The Journal also includes an extensive reviews section providing current scholarly assessments of recent publications.The Archaeological Journal has an established international reputation for the highest quality of academic publication and the flexibility to publish shorter research articles as well as larger reports and studies. Its distinctive multiperiod scope facilitates the publication within the journal of material spanning numerous eras and addressing broader themes regarding variability and change in the landscapes settlements and material cultures of these islands.The Summer Meeting Report a supplement to the Archaeological Journaldescribes new discoveries and studies from a region of the British Isles or further afield visited by the Royal Archaeological Institute.

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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Archaeological Journal
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.542 0.618 0.646
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.333 0.257 0.286
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.167 0.29 0.372
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.286 0.303 0.522
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.421 1 0.638
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.4 0.373 0.307
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.564 0.444 0.288
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.14 0.154 0.167
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.154 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.069 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.056 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.077 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.105 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.038 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.043 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.105 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.194 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.071 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.13 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.05 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.188 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.045 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