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Journal of Urology

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 00225347, 15273792
Publisher: Elsevier BV
History: 1945-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Journal of Urology

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA), and the most widely read and highly cited journal in the field, The Journal of Urology® brings solid coverage of the clinically relevant content needed to stay at the forefront of the dynamic field of urology. This premier journal presents investigative studies on critical areas of research and practice, survey articles providing short condensations of the best and most important urology literature worldwide, and practice-oriented reports on significant clinical observations.The Journal of Urology® covers the wide scope of urology, including: -pediatric urology -urologic oncology (cancer) -renal transplantation -male infertility -calculi (urinary tract stones) -female urology (urinary incontinence and pelvic outlet relaxation disorders) -neurourology (voiding disorders, urodynamic evaluation of patients and erectile dysfunction or impotence). Members of the American Urological Association may access The Journal of Urology® online by logging in at AUA's website. Nonmember personal subscribers may register and activate your subscription online at Authors and reviewers may submit and review manuscripts online. The editorial team at The Journal of Urology® is committed to providing authors a thorough review of their work in a quick timeframe. We return initial decisions within 3-4 weeks of receiving your submission, on average. If accepted, articles are posted online in fully citable form within about one week. Authors and reviewers may submit and review manuscripts online.

Journal of Urology

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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Journal of Urology

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 5.174
  • 2018 Impact Factor 4.972
  • 2017 Impact Factor 4.753
  • 2016 Impact Factor 4.664
  • 2015 Impact Factor 4.669
  • 2014 Impact Factor 4.447
  • 2013 Impact Factor 4.171
  • 2012 Impact Factor 4.219
  • 2011 Impact Factor 4.102
  • 2010 Impact Factor 4.193
  • 2009 Impact Factor 4.308
  • 2008 Impact Factor 4.196
  • 2007 Impact Factor 3.936
  • 2006 Impact Factor 3.929
  • 2005 Impact Factor 3.953
  • 2004 Impact Factor 3.552
  • 2003 Impact Factor 3.175
  • 2002 Impact Factor 3.035
  • 2001 Impact Factor 3.070
  • 2000 Impact Factor 2.684
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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


Journal of Urology

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.