5.030 9.37%

PLoS Genetics - Journal Impact

The Journal Impact 2019-2020 of PLoS Genetics is 5.030, which is just updated in 2020. Compared with historical Journal Impact data, the Metric 2019 of PLoS Genetics dropped by 9.37% . The Journal Impact Quartile of PLoS Genetics is Q1. The Journal Impact of an academic journal is a scientometric Metric that reflects the yearly average number of citations that recent articles published in a given journal received. It is frequently used as a Metric for the relative importance of a journal within its field; journals with higher Journal Impact are often deemed to be more important than those with lower ones. The Journal Impact measures the average number of citations received in a particular year (2019) by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years (2017-2018). Note that 2019 Journal Impact are reported in 2020; they cannot be calculated until all of the 2019 publications have been processed by the indexing agency. In addition to the 2-year Journal Impact, the 3-year Journal Impact can provide further insights and factors into the impact of PLoS Genetics.

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PLoS Genetics - Journal Impact Prediction System

100% scientists expect PLoS Genetics Journal Impact 2020 will be in the range of 5.5 ~ 6.0. Journal Impact Prediction System provides an open, transparent, and straightforward platform to help academic researchers Predict future Metric and performance through the wisdom of crowds. Journal Impact Prediction System displays the exact community-driven Metric without secret algorithms, hidden factors, or systematic delay.

PLoS Genetics Journal Impact Prediction System - Metric and Trend
  • Article Volume 2017 595
  • Article Volume 2016 690
  • Article Volume 2015 874
  • ISSN
  • 15537390, 15537404
  • Open Access
  • Publisher
  • Public Library of Science
  • Country/Region
  • United States
  • History
  • Categories
  • Cancer Research (Q1), Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1), Genetics (Q1), Genetics (clinical) (Q1), Molecular Biology (Q1)

PLoS Genetics - ISSN

The ISSN of PLoS Genetics is 15537390, 15537404. An ISSN is an 8-digit code used to identify newspapers, journals, magazines and periodicals of all kinds and on all media–print and electronic.

PLoS Genetics - ISSN

PLoS Genetics - Open Access Journal

PLoS Genetics is an Open Access (OA) Journal. Open Access stands for unrestricted access and unrestricted reuse. With Open Access, researchers can read and build on the findings of others without restriction. Much scientific and medical research is paid for with public funds. Open Access allows taxpayers to see the results of their investment.

PLoS Genetics - Open Access

PLoS Genetics - Publisher

PLoS Genetics is published by Public Library of Science, which is located in the United States. The Publication History of PLoS Genetics covers 2005-ongoing.

PLoS Genetics - Publisher

PLoS Genetics - Categories

PLoS Genetics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal. The scope of PLoS Genetics covers Cancer Research (Q1), Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1), Genetics (Q1), Genetics (clinical) (Q1), Molecular Biology (Q1).

PLoS Genetics - Categories

PLoS Genetics - Journal Factors

It is impossible to get a true picture of impact using a single Metric alone, so a basket of factors is needed to support informed decisions. In addition to Abbreviation, Acceptance Rate, Review Speed, Research Hotspot and Template, several advanced Journal Factors including Citescore, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) can provide you comprehensive insights into the PLoS Genetics.

PLoS Genetics - Journal Metric

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