47.5(top 1%)
Impact Factor
51.7(top 1%)
extended IF
1469(top 1%)
H-Index
54.9K
authors
164.8K
papers
17.8M
citations
35K
citing journals
1.5M
citing authors
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Impact Factor of Nature based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of Nature and its the corresponding percentile for the sake of comparison with the entire literature. Impact Factor is the most common scientometric index, which is defined by the number of citations of papers in two preceding years divided by the number of papers published in those years.
Impact Factor of Nature based on the number of citations over 2-year window
This graph shows how the impact factor of Nature is computed. The left axis depicts the number of papers published in years X-1 and X-2, and the right axis displays their citations in year X.