Journal of Access Services
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Journal of Access Services

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 15367967, 15367975
Publisher: Routledge
History: 2002-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


The Journal of Access Services welcomes the submission of research theory and practice papers relevant to the access services in libraries and archives of all types. Access Services is the broad field and collective term of all the services that provide facilitate and manage the access of the clientele to the information resources acquired or made available by the libraries or archives with the aim of allowing for easy and convenient retrieval of needed information utilization of information resources to the fullest extent and greatest availability of resources to each of the clientele.Major responsibilities of Access Services units frequently include but are not limited to stacks maintenance circulation services document delivery and interlibrary loan reserve reading collections building security and maintenance and user area maintenance. The evolution of technology has led Access Services departments to provide access to both traditional and electronic information resources regardless of whether they are licensed or held locally remotely or consortially. It demands continuous review of means for delivering the services and the kind of services that should be provided to libraries and information centers.This journal looks for best practices and new insights of the Access Services that may be based on research studies and experiences.

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
    0.848 0.767 0.646
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.571 0.469 0.554
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.222 0.4 0.416
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.268 0.587 0.581
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.927 0.788 0.737
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.333 0.281 0.289
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.114 0.278 0.239
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.419 0.433 0.378
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.389 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.256 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.125 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.297 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.181 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.052 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.067 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.08 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.139 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.027 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.25 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.118 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




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