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International Dairy Journal

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 9586946
Publisher: Elsevier BV
History: 1991-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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International Dairy Journal

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The International Dairy Journal publishes significant advancements in dairy science and technology in the form of research articles and critical reviews that are of relevance to the broader international dairy community. Within this scope, research on the science and technology of milk and dairy products and the nutritional and health aspects of dairy foods are included; the journal pays particular attention to applied research and its interface with the dairy industry. The journal's coverage includes the following, where directly applicable to dairy science and technology: • Chemistry and physico-chemical properties of milk constituents • Microbiology, food safety, enzymology, biotechnology • Processing and engineering • Emulsion science, food structure, and texture • Raw material quality and effect on relevant products • Flavour and off-flavour development • Technological functionality and applications of dairy ingredients • Sensory and consumer sciences • Nutrition and substantiation of human health implications of milk components or dairy products International Dairy Journal does not publish papers related to milk production, animal health and other aspects of on-farm milk production unless there is a clear relationship to dairy technology, human health or final product quality.

International Dairy Journal

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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International Dairy Journal

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 2.650
  • 2018 Impact Factor 2.935
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.578
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.395
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.194
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.421
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.823
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.687
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.914
  • 2010 Impact Factor 2.733
  • 2009 Impact Factor 3.130
  • 2008 Impact Factor 2.752
  • 2007 Impact Factor 2.763
  • 2006 Impact Factor 2.791
  • 2005 Impact Factor 2.146
  • 2004 Impact Factor 2.414
  • 2003 Impact Factor 2.408
  • 2002 Impact Factor 1.820
  • 2001 Impact Factor 1.252
  • 2000 Impact Factor 1.669
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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


International Dairy Journal

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.