SCI Journal

Impact Factor Database

Research Synthesis Methods

Basic Journal Info

Country

United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 17592887
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
History: 2010, 2013-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
Note:
You can find more information about getting published on this journal here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/17592887/homepage/forauthors.html

Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Social Sciences
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Scope/Description:

Research Synthesis Methods is a multidisciplinary peer reviewed journal devoted to the development and dissemination of methods for designing, conducting, analyzing, interpreting, reporting, and applying systematic research synthesis. It aims to facilitate the creation and exchange of knowledge about research synthesis methods that is of general interest or utility for the many fields and disciplines in which research synthesis is undertaken or used. Research synthesis is common in the health and social sciences and many of the methods explored in this journal will apply directly to these disciplines and to their practitioners. The journals aim is to cross-fertilize these fields as well as others so as to enrich the methods of research synthesis in all scientific disciplines.

Research Synthesis Methods

Impact Factor Trend 2011 - 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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Research Synthesis Methods

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 5.567
  • 2017 Impact Factor 3.642
  • 2016 Impact Factor 3.891
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.553
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.273
  • 2013 Impact Factor NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor 5.500
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.167
  • 2010 Impact Factor NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only

3-Years Average
Impact Factor

4.367

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

43%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

3.585

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

145%

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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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Research Synthesis Methods

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

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Research Synthesis Methods

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.

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