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Impact Factor Database

Historical Records of Australian Science

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 07273061
Publisher: CSIRO
History: 1980-1983, 1985-1987, 1989, 1996, 1998, 2000-2002, 2004-2009, 2011-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link

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Arts and Humanities


Historical Records of Australian Science publishes peer-reviewed articles and book reviews on the history of science, pure and applied, in Australia and the southwest Pacific, biographical memoirs of deceased Fellows of the Academy, and an annual bibliography of the history of Australian science. It is published in June and December. The journal began in 1966 as an irregular publication under the title Records of the Australian Academy of Science, the present name being adopted in 1980. Since then, the journal has appeared on a regular basis, at first annually and, since 1991, twice a year. Until 2004, four issues were deemed to make up a volume, and since 2004, the two parts issued each year are deemed to make up a volume. The online content extends back to Volume 1, Number 1, 1966.

Historical Records of Australian Science

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
Note: impact factor data for reference only

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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Historical Records of Australian Science

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 0.294
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.500
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.036
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.200
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.636
  • 2013 Impact Factor NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.250
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.300
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.600
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.273
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.143
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.154
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.300
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.167
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.500
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.167
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.231
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.143
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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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Historical Records of Australian Science


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


Historical Records of Australian Science

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.