Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly (STMS) business of global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the number and proportion of its journal titles with an impact factor, with 1,087 titles (73%) included in the Thomson ISI 2010 Journal Citation Reports (JCR).
This is an increase of 7% from the 2009 JCR and includes 58 titles which have received their first impact factor. Anatomical Sciences Education secured a stunning debut as the number 1 ranked journal in Education, Scientific Disciplines. The portfolio includes 317 top ten rankings.
Steve Miron, Senior Vice President, STMS, commented, "We are very pleased with these results - they demonstrate the commitment to quality, which underpins our collaboration with our society partners, and the importance of the journals we publish to the research community."
Wiley-Blackwell has been making strong advances within both Science and Social Science categories.
The Wiley-Blackwell published journal with the highest impact factor in the Science JCR is once again the top-ranked CA-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians at 94.262 - the highest impact factor of all titles.
In the Social Science JCR, Wiley-Blackwell published 13% of the journals and 14% of the articles, receiving an impressive 16% of the citations. Wiley-Blackwell has the highest number of JCR indexed social science publications of any academic publisher. The highest Social Science JCR impact factor for a Wiley-Blackwell journal is the number 1 ranked Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development with an impact factor of 7.333.
Impact factors are a metric that reflect the frequency that peer-reviewed journals are cited by researchers, making them an important tool for evaluating a journal's quality.
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