Journal Ranking using Scopus Journal Analyzer

The Scopus database offers two journal metrics:

  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR).

  • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP).

Note: Papers published before 1996 are not included in the calculation.

Scopus Cited References Expansion Program ensures cited references going back to 1970 will be added to pre-1996 Scopus content in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Select ‘Analyze Journals' in the main menu in Scopus database:

Select ‘Analyze Journals'. 

In the Search box type full journal title (or choose another search option: ISSN or publisher) and click 'Search':

In the Search box type full journal title (or choose another search option: ISSN or publisher) and click 'Search'. 

You can also limit your search by subject area.

To transfer the journal from the result list to the analyzer pane, double-click (drag or click enter) on the title. You can compare up to 10 journals:

Transfer the journal from the result list to the analyzer pane. 

You can then rank journals by "SNIP" or using other parameters:

You can then rank journals by "SNIP" or using other parameters.