6.180 1.75%

PLoS Pathogens - Journal Impact

The Journal Impact 2019-2020 of PLoS Pathogens is 6.180, which is just updated in 2020. Compared with historical Journal Impact data, the Metric 2019 of PLoS Pathogens dropped by 1.75% . The Journal Impact Quartile of PLoS Pathogens 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 Pathogens.

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PLoS Pathogens - Journal Impact Prediction System

43% scientists expect PLoS Pathogens Journal Impact 2020 will be in the range of 11.0 ↑. 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 Pathogens Journal Impact Prediction System - Metric and Trend
  • Article Volume 2017 660
  • Article Volume 2016 687
  • Article Volume 2015 770
  • ISSN
  • 15537374, 15537366
  • Open Access
  • Publisher
  • Public Library of Science
  • Country/Region
  • United States
  • History
  • Categories
  • Genetics (Q1), Immunology (Q1), Microbiology (Q1), Molecular Biology (Q1), Parasitology (Q1), Virology (Q1)

PLoS Pathogens - ISSN

The ISSN of PLoS Pathogens is 15537374, 15537366. 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 Pathogens - ISSN

PLoS Pathogens - Open Access Journal

PLoS Pathogens 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 Pathogens - Open Access

PLoS Pathogens - Publisher

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

PLoS Pathogens - Publisher

PLoS Pathogens - Categories

PLoS Pathogens is a peer-reviewed scientific journal. The scope of PLoS Pathogens covers Genetics (Q1), Immunology (Q1), Microbiology (Q1), Molecular Biology (Q1), Parasitology (Q1), Virology (Q1).

PLoS Pathogens - Categories

PLoS Pathogens - 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 Pathogens.

PLoS Pathogens - Journal Metric

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