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Impact factor and Scopus

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Difference between Impact factor and Scopus

Impact factor vs. Scopus

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. Scopus is Elsevier’s abstract and citation database launched in 2004.

Similarities between Impact factor and Scopus

Impact factor and Scopus have 6 things in common (in Unionpedia): Bibliography, Elsevier, H-index, Journal ranking, Peer review, Web of Science.


Bibliography (from Greek βιβλίον biblion, "book" and -γραφία -graphia, "writing"), as a discipline, is traditionally the academic study of books as physical, cultural objects; in this sense, it is also known as bibliology (from Greek -λογία, -logia).

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Elsevier is an information and analytics company and one of the world's major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar.

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Journal ranking

Journal ranking is widely used in academic circles in the evaluation of an academic journal's impact and quality.

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Peer review

Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).

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Web of Science

Web of Science (previously known as Web of Knowledge) is an online subscription-based scientific citation indexing service originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), now maintained by Clarivate Analytics (previously the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters), that provides a comprehensive citation search.

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Impact factor and Scopus Comparison

Impact factor has 59 relations, while Scopus has 12. As they have in common 6, the Jaccard index is 8.45% = 6 / (59 + 12).


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