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ITLS Brownbag: CiteScore

What is CiteScore?

CiteScore is Scopus' version of journal metrics. CiteScore is the average citations per document that a title receives over a three-year period. CiteScore includes limited conference proceedings. 

Visit Scopus' website to learn more about CiteScore metrics. 

Look Up Specific Journal's CiteScore

To look up a specific journal's CiteScore:

1. Navigate to Scopus' journal metrics page.

2. In the second search bar "search by titles" enter the title of the journal you are searching for and hit 'enter.'

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3. Then select the title of the journal. 

4. Then you can view the journal's CiteScore, percentile, and other useful data. 

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Note: if a journal does not appear on this list it may not yet have three years of publication data or may not be indexed in Scopus. 

 

View All Journals in a Discipline

Looking to target journals to publish in? Check out their CiteScore to target journals with a high impact in your area. 

1. Navigate to Scopus Journal Metrics.

2. In the first search box "Refine By Subject Areas..." enter the subject you are looking for. Note: Education is listed under Social Sciences. 

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3. Scroll through results to browse potential publication outlets.

Note: if a journal does not appear on this list it may not yet have three years of publication data or may not be indexed in Scopus.