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Impact Factor Database

Legislative Studies Quarterly

Basic Journal Info

Country

United States
Journal ISSN: 03629805
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
History: 1996-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Social Sciences
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Scope/Description:

The Legislative Studies Quarterly is an international journal devoted to the publication of research on representative assemblies. Its purpose is to disseminate scholarly work on parliaments and legislatures, their relations to other political institutions, their functions in the political system, and the activities of their members both within the institution and outside. Contributions are invited from scholars in all countries. The pages of the Quarterly are open to all research approaches consistent with the normal canons of scholarship, and to work on representative assemblies in all settings and all time periods. The aim of the journal is to contribute to the formulation and verification of general theories about legislative systems, processes, and behavior.

Legislative Studies Quarterly

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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Legislative Studies Quarterly

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 2.071
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.351
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.159
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.190
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.119
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.643
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.452
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.674
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.125
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.762
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.133
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.927
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.833
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.286
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.449
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.571
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.527
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.640
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.511
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3-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.527

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

79%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.378

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

85%

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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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Legislative Studies Quarterly

H-Index

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

48

Legislative Studies Quarterly

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.

2.97