4.7(top 3%)
Impact Factor
5.2(top 3%)
extended IF
250(top 1%)
H-Index
160,881
authors
153,245
papers
2,533,687
citations
20,040
citing journals
1,064,922
citing authors
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Impact Factor of Scientific Reports based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of Scientific Reports 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.
This graph shows how the impact factor of Scientific Reports 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 Scientific Reports?

Scientific Reports is the 12th out of 116 General Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 11% in the science branch of General Sciences.