3.6(top 4%)
Impact Factor
4(top 4%)
extended IF
373(top 1%)
H-Index
252.8K
authors
256.7K
papers
6M
citations
28.5K
citing journals
1.4M
citing authors
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Impact Factor of PLoS ONE based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of PLoS ONE 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.

How Influential is PLoS ONE?

PLoS ONE is the 13th out of 116 General Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 12% in the science branch of General Sciences.