Journal impact: Frontiers in Endocrinology

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 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
Frontiers in Endocrinology: CiteScore and JCR-2017 academic journal ranking by citations

Figure 1: Analysis of the top 10 most-cited open-access journals in the JCR Endocrinology & Metabolism category (JCR-2017, released in 2018 by Clarivate Analytics) and CiteScore Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism category (2017 edition, released in 2018 by Scopus, Elsevier). Bar plots show the total number of citations in 2017 to articles published in 2015 and 2016 (JCR) and 2014, 2015 and 2016 (CiteScore), with Frontiers in Endocrinology in red. A total of 143 journals are listed in the Endocrinology & Metabolism category in the 2017 JCR edition, of which 18 are Open Access. A total of 207 journals are listed in the Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism category in the 2017 CiteScore edition, of which 58 are Open Access.

 

Frontiers in Endocrinology: 2017 Impact Factor and CiteScore science journal rankings

Figure 2: Analysis of Impact Factor and CiteScore rankings in the JCR Endocrinology & Metabolism category and CiteScore Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism category. Grey lines represent all journals in each category ranked by their 2017 Impact Factor and CiteScore percentiles, with Frontiers in Endocrinology shown as a red dot. Impact Factor is the average number of citations received in 2017 to articles published in 2015 and 2016, while CiteScore represents average citations in 2017 to articles published in 2014, 2015 and 2016. A total of 143 journals are listed in the Endocrinology & Metabolism category in the 2017 JCR edition, of which 18 are Open Access. A total of 207 journals are listed in the Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism category in the 2017 CiteScore edition, of which 58 are Open Access; however the analysis here includes only those journals with a full three-year publication history, that is, with published articles in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

 

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

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.

1 Comment on Journal impact: Frontiers in Endocrinology

  1. Ljiljana Petrovic // July 14, 2018 at 9:37 am //

    Great. I would like to read!

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