JMIR Serious Games accepted for 2017 impact factor / SCI / JCR indexing by Clarivate Analytics
(Toronto, Jan 19th, 2018) We are thrilled to announce that JMIR Serious Games will have its' inaugural "official" impact factor for 2017 released in mid-2018 by Clarivate Analytics.
Clarivate (formerly the IP division of Thomson Reuters) is in charge of the calculation and publication of "official" impact factors in the annual Journal Citation Reports (JCR).
After a rigorous evaluation process over the past 4 years, Clarivate has admitted JMIR Serious Games into the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), and the Journal Citations Report (JCR).
The JCR to be released in June 2018 will list the official 2017 impact factor for JSG.
Our own, inofficial, IF calculations, show the IF in the range between 3.8-4.5.
Disclaimer: Inoffical IF calculations are our own and are not provided or endorsed by Clarivate Analytics, the owner of Web of Science and the Journal Citation Reports.
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