Understanding the metrics used to assess the quality of journals


  • Vineet Kumar Pathak Department of Community and Family Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur
  • Mohan Kumar M. Department of Community and Family Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur




Journal metrics, Quality of journals, Impact factor, H-index, G-index, CiteScore, SCImago Journal Rank, Eigenfactor


Various databases offer access to thousands of academic journals. A miscellaneous picture with respect to quality, scientific influence and prestige is presented by umpteen numbers of journals present. Authors wishing to publish their research aim to publish in journals with the highest ratings and are ultimately in no man’s land.


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How to Cite

Pathak, V. K., & M., M. K. (2019). Understanding the metrics used to assess the quality of journals. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 6(12), 5368–5371. https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20195501



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