Frontiers in Endocrinology is the world’s 4th most-cited open-access journal in its field and ranks in the top Impact Factor and CiteScore percentiles
Frontiers in Endocrinology ranks among the world’s top endocrinology journals in terms of influence and quality, as shown by our analysis of the 2017 Journal Citation Reports (JCR-2017; 2018, Clarivate Analytics), 2017 CiteScore edition (2018, Scopus, Elsevier) and other impact metrics.
- The world’s 4th most-cited open-access journal in the JCR category of Endocrinology & Metabolism, with 577 citations in 2017 to 330 articles published in 2015 and 2016 (Figure 1)
- The world’s 2nd most-cited open-access journal in the CiteScore category of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, with 2,154 citations in 2017 to 539 articles published in 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Figure 1)
- Ranks in the 64th percentile of journal Impact Factors in the JCR Endocrinology & Metabolism category, with an Impact Factor of 3.519 (Figure 2)
- Ranks in the 85th CiteScore percentile in the Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism category, with a CiteScore of 4.00 (Figure 2)
- 1,800 published articles to date
- 15,500 citations to date
- 8 million article views and downloads to date
- Articles mentioned 200 times in the news to date
- Articles mentioned 7,000 times on social media to date
Scientific excellence at scale
The impressive performance of Frontiers in Endocrinology — and all Frontiers journals listed in the JCR and CiteScore metrics — reflects the continued success and influence of the Frontiers Open Science model of scientific excellence at scale.
All of this is only possible thanks to our research community and stellar editorial board. Frontiers congratulates Field Chief Editors Jeff Holly and Derek LeRoith and all Specialty Chief Editors, as well as the diligent work of the Associate and Review Editors, authors and the Frontiers Journal Management team, for this outstanding achievement.