Standard Journal Metrics

Traditional measurements of journal quality have used a range of methods, the most important of which are the Impact Factor (based on Web of Science), Eigenfactor and SCIMago Journal Rank (Scopus). New measures include Google Scholar metrics.


Gives the SJR (SCIMago Journal Rank), IPP (Impact Per Publication) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) metrics. Click the Compare Journals link from within Scopus - this enables comparison of up to 10 journals. Help

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

Taken from the information contained in the Scopus database. Include h-index and SJR (SCIMago Journal Rank). The SJR reflects the prestige of the source and the value of the weighted citations per document.


Ranks the quality and impact of journals. Journals are considered to be influential if they are cited often by other influential journals. The AI score is comparable with Impact factor. Help

Journal Citation Reports

From Web of Science. Gives Impact factors and Quartile Rankings. Help

Google Scholar Metrics

For specific research areas select a broad subject area and look at the subcategories. Help

Ranked Lists

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

Includes lists by subjects e.g. Sociology and Political Science.


For further details, see above about Scopus or Help. 

Lists by Subject

Journal Quality List

Very current list ranking journals in the fields of Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management, and Marketing, compiled by Anne-Wil Harzing.

Peer Reviewed Journals

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities

For Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, and Marketing.

Open access

Where NOT to publish