Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 2024

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is an annual publication by Clarivate. The JCR contains important information about academic journals including journal citations, Quartile, and impact factors.

The JCR is an authentic resource to evaluate and compare journals.

Only journals that have met the rigorous quality standards are included in the Journal Citation Report to ensure that researchers can rely on the information provided in the JCR.

The Clarivate released the latest JCR on June 20, 2024. We visited the official website of Clarivate to explore the JCR.

The JCR 2024’s insights are provided in this blog post.

Emerging Science Citation Indexed (ESCI) journals are also provided Impact Factor this year.

Key highlights for the 2024 release

Science journals14090
Social Science journals7321
Arts & Humanities journals3304
Gold Open Access journals5871
JCR Categories: Total Number of Journals
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) journals are integrated into the JCR 2024.
  • 544 journals receive a Journal Impact Factor for the first time.
  • Coverage of 21,848 journals from 112 countries worldwide– including ~5,800 journals that publish all their content via open access.
  • Scholarly journals from 112 countries, across 254 categories are recognized and receive a JIF. This includes 14,090 science journals, 7,321 social science journals, and 3,304 arts & humanities journals.

Top 10 Research Journals in the World based on the latest JCR

S. No.Journal TitlePublisherISSNPublication AreaImpact Factor
1CA-A CANCER JOURNAL FOR CLINICIANSWiley-Blackwell1542-4863Hematology (Q1); Oncology (Q1)503.1
2NATURE REVIEWS DRUG DISCOVERYNature Publishing Group1474-1784Drug Discovery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pharmacology (Q1)122.7
3LANCETELSEVIER SCIENCE INC1474-547XMedicine, General & Internal98.4
4NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINEMassachussetts Medical Society1533-4406Medicine (miscellaneous)96.2
5BMJ-British Medical JournalBMJ PUBLISHING GROUP1756-1833Medicine, General & Internal93.6
6NATURE REVIEWS MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGYNature Publishing Group1471-0080Cell Biology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1)81.3
7Nature Reviews Clinical OncologyNature Publishing Group1759-4782Oncology81.1
8Nature Reviews MaterialsNature Publishing Group2058-8437Biomaterials (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1); Energy (miscellaneous) (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1); Surfaces, Coatings and Films79.8
9Nature Reviews Disease PrimersNature Publishing Group2056-676XMedicine (miscellaneous)76.9
10NATURE REVIEWS CANCERNature Publishing Group1474-1768Cancer Research (Q1); Oncology (Q1)72.5
Top 10 Research Journals in the World

The complete JCR 2024 can be downloaded from the official website of Clarivate.

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