Impact factor is a statistical measure of a journal's influence on the greater research community. Generally speaking, it is the average number of times a journal's articles are cited over a two-year period. Impact factor is used to inform library decisions about which journals to purchase; to evaluate researchers; and to help researchers decide which journals to submit articles to. For more information about impact factor, check out the following select links:
The following select engineering science journals had high ranking Impact Factors in the 2011 SJR report. The links will take you to the online resources available through the SSU Library.
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