3.5(top 4%)
Impact Factor
4(top 4%)
extended IF
364(top 1%)
H-Index
252,800
authors
256,712
papers
5,817,586
citations
28,496
citing journals
1,435,619
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.
Impact Factor of Plos One based on the number of citations over 2-year window
This graph shows how the impact factor of Plos One is computed. The left axis depicts the number of papers published in years X-1 and X2, and the right axis displays their citations in year X.

How Influential is Plos One?

Plos One is the 13th out of 116 General journals. This means the journal is among the top 12% in the science branch of General. This Journal is the 1798th out of 15,471 Health Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 12% in the science branch of Health Sciences.