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Nurse Education Today

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 2606917
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
History: 1985-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Nurse Education Today

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Nurse Education Today is the leading international journal providing a forum for the publication of high quality original research, review and debate in the discussion of nursing, midwifery and interprofessional health care education, publishing papers which contribute to the advancement of educational theory and pedagogy that support the evidence-based practice for educationalists worldwide. The journal stimulates and values critical scholarly debate on issues that have strategic relevance for leaders of health care education. The journal publishes the highest quality scholarly contributions reflecting the diversity of people, health and education systems worldwide, by publishing research that employs rigorous methodology as well as by publishing papers that highlight the theoretical underpinnings of education and systems globally. The journal will publish papers that show depth, rigour, originality and high standards of presentation, in particular, work that is original, analytical and constructively critical of both previous work and current initiatives. Authors are invited to submit original research, systematic and scholarly reviews, and critical papers which will stimulate debate on research, policy, theory or philosophy of nursing and related health care education, and which will meet and develop the journal's high academic and ethical standards.

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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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Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 3.108
  • 2018 Impact Factor 2.744
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.107
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.679
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.258
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.794
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.048
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.673
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.750
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.620
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.500
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.111
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.902
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.417
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.915
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.701
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.736
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.760
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.613
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.867
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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


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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.