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About RCR Impact Factor

Articles published in RCR have an high impact on the field. We present some data that may give you an overall idea of our citation performance:


1.  Scopus CiteScore 2019 of 2.7. RCR ranks in Q1, best quartile



2. CiteScore Tracker gives an impact of 3.2 for 2020 (Last updated by Scoups on June 2020. )


3. RCR ranks in Q1 in Scimago SJRTop 10% in Communication.

SCImago Journal & Country Rank



4. The articles published from 2015 to 2019 have been cited an average of 12 times in  Web of Science Core Collection (the number has been published by WoS and collected on June 2020.)


5. The average number of citations received by the articles we published in 2013-2019 in Google Scholar  i28.8, SD = 28.3; Median = 19.5; min = 0, Max = 103 (Last updated on October 2019.)


6. The simulated Impact Factor that an external entity (see the source below the image) has calculated using Journal Citation Reports (JCR) statistic  is 5.7 for 2018 (Please, note that RCR is not ranked in JCR a nd therefore Clarivate has not provided us with such information.) At RCR, we are sure that the correct number is higher than 4.1, which would make RCR one of the three or four most cited journals in the Communication field. Ask us for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



 impact 2018 calculated in may 2019



6. RCR has a Scopus SNIP (2019)--this indicator allows to compare impact among fields--is 2.7. RCR ranks #159/8,000 in Social Sciences. It is top 2%.




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