Top 10 Journals - Most Cited/ High Impact Journals (All Fields)

Ranked by total citations, based on papers published and cited in Thomson Reuters-indexed journals

Rank

     Journal

Papers

Citations

1

Journal of Biological Chemistry

54,695

1,652,432

2

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (PNAS)

30,396

1,376,541

3

Nature

10,549

1,242,392

4

Science

9,369

1,125,022

5

Physical Review Letters

31,112

884,911

6

J. American Chemical Society

29,272

881,457

7

Physical Review B

48,888

612,377

8

Astrophysical Journal

26,418

581,299

9

New England Journal of Medicine

3,564

568,698

10

Applied Physics Letters

36,759

549,224

SOURCE: Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reuters, a web-based data file reflecting upwards of 9 million papers published in 11,500+ Thomson-indexed journals over the last decade, covering 22 main fields of science and the social sciences. Users can create citation-based rankings of scientists, papers, journals, nations, and institutions. Available from the Research Services Group.

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