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Impact Factor Database

Early Music

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 17417260, 03061078
Publisher: Oxford University Press
History: 1973-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link

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Early Music

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Early Music is a stimulating and richly illustrated journal, and is unrivalled in its field. Founded in 1973, it remains the journal for anyone interested in early music and how it is being interpreted today. Contributions from scholars and performers on international standing explore every aspect of earlier musical repertoires, present vital new evidence for our understanding of the music of the past, and tackle controversial issues of performance practice. Each beautifully-presented issue contains a wide range of thought-provoking articles on performance practice. New discoveries of musical sources, instruments and documentation are regularly featured, and innovatory approaches to research and performance are explored, often in collections of themed articles.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Early Music

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 0.053
  • 2018 Impact Factor 0.122
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.159
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.150
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.147
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.052
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.095
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.231
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.211
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.185
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.107
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.073
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.182
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.131
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.200
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.175
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.150
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.111
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.129
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.063
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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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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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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.