What is an impact factor?

 


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An impact factor is often used as an indicator of how widely used a journal is because it is the average number of times it has been cited in the previous two years. If a journal has a high impact factor, it means it has been used and referenced by other journals more than one with a low impact factor. 


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  • Last Updated Oct 18, 2023
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  • Answered By Emily Doyle

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