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Kinesiology Library Research Guide: Journal Impact Factors

Kinesiology Guide

Impact Factors

Journal Impact Factors Guide - This guide provides information on what journal impact factors are, different factors that influence impact factors, how to find impact factors, and additional readings. The examples and readings in this guide are geared towards the health sciences.

The impact factor is a citation measure produced by Thompson Scientific's ISI Web of Knowledge database. Impact factors are published annually in ISI's Journal Citation Reports Database. Impact factors are only available for journals that are indexed in ISI databases.