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Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

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Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 02705346, 15291510
Publisher: Duke University Press
History: 2002-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Since its inception Camera Obscura has devoted itself to providing innovative feminist perspectives on film television and visual media. It consistently combines excellence in scholarship with imaginative presentation and a willingness to lead media studies in new directions. The journal has developed a reputation for introducing emerging writers into the field. Its debates essays interviews and summary pieces encompass a spectrum of media practices including avantgarde alternative fringe international and mainstream.Camera Obscura continues to redefine its original statement of purpose. While remaining faithful to its feminist focus the journal also explores feminist work in relation to race studies postcolonial studies and queer studies.

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
    0.259 0.213 0.28
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.087 0.091 0.08
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.13 0.164 0.296
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.244 0.306 0.326
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.135 0.264 0.297
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.255 0.243 0.233
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.333 0.356 0.39
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.154 0.21 0.36
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.233 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.213 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.243 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.452 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.07 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.038 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.228 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.196 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.2 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.139 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.229 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    NA 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