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Journals from IOP Publishing show Impact Factor growth

30 Jul 2014Bristol, UK

The 2013 Impact Factors, published by Thomson Reuters, once again show growth for many of the journals published by IOP Publishing (IOP).

Dr Nicola Gulley, Editorial Director of IOP said: “We would like to thank our authors, referees and editorial board members who have contributed to the continued success of the journals.

“While the Impact Factor continues to be a widely recognised measure of the quality and prestige of a journal, we also know that other metrics are paramount. In addition to launching article level metrics in 2012, we are getting involved with other key industry initiatives, such as partnering with Kudos.”

This year, more than half of the titles published by IOP have seen an increase in citations from last year. Additionally, 25 titles have had an increase of over 5% and 28% of IOP’s journals have Impact Factors above 2.000.

There were high performances from individual journals:


Our full results will be published on IOPscience shortly.