Last Updated on June 22, 2023

PLoS Medicine- Impact Score, Ranking, SJR, h-index, Citescore, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Details


Published By: Public Library of Science

Abbreviation: PLoS Med.




Impact Score

The impact Score or journal impact score (JIS) is equivalent to Impact Factor. The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric index calculated by Clarivate that reflects the yearly mean number of citations of articles published in the last two years in a given journal, as indexed by Clarivate's Web of Science. On the other hand, Impact Score is based on Scopus data.

10.42

SJR

 4.223

h-Index

 258

Rank

 350

Important Details

Title PLoS Medicine
Standard Abbreviation PLoS Med.
Type of Publication Journal
Discipline Biochemistry (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1)
Impact Score 10.42
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 4.223
h-index 258
Overall Rank 350
Publisher Name Public Library of Science
Publication Country United States
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 15491277, 15491676
Coverage and History 2004-2022
Best Quartile Q1
Total Citations Received
(Last 3 Year)
9701

About PLoS Medicine


PLoS Medicine is a journal published by Public Library of Science. This journal covers the area[s] related to Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Medicine (miscellaneous), Molecular Biology, etc. The coverage history of this journal is as follows: 2004-2022. The rank of this journal is 350. This journal's impact score, h-index, and SJR are 10.42, 258, and 4.223, respectively. The ISSN of this journal is/are as follows: 15491277, 15491676.

The best quartile of PLoS Medicine is Q1. This journal has received a total of 9701 citations during the last three years (Preceding 2022).


PLoS Medicine Impact Score 2022-2023


The latest impact score (IS) of the PLoS Medicine is 10.42. It is computed in the year 2023 as per its definition and based on Scopus data. 10.42

It is increased by a factor of around 0.77, and the percentage change is 7.98% compared to the preceding year 2021, indicating a rising trend.

The impact score (IS), also denoted as the Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Prediction of PLoS Medicine Impact Score 2023


Impact Score 2022 of PLoS Medicine is 10.42. If a similar upward trend continues, IS may increase in 2023 as well.


Impact Score Graph


Check below the Impact Score trends of PLoS Medicine. This is based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 10.42
2021 9.65
2020 8.92
2019 8.46
2018 7.88
2017 8.24
2016 8.93
2015 9.78
2014 9.44

PLoS Medicine h-index


  Table Setting

The h-index of PLoS Medicine is 258. By definition of the h-index, this journal has at least 258 published articles with more than 258 citations.

What is h-index?

The h-index (also known as the Hirsch index or Hirsh index) is a scientometric parameter used to evaluate the scientific impact of the publications and journals. It is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given Journal has published at least h papers and each has at least h citations.




PLoS Medicine ISSN


The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of PLoS Medicine is/are as follows: 15491277, 15491676.

The ISSN is a unique 8-digit identifier for a specific publication like Magazine or Journal. The ISSN is used in the postal system and in the publishing world to identify the articles that are published in journals, magazines, newsletters, etc. This is the number assigned to your article by the publisher, and it is the one you will use to reference your article within the library catalogues.

ISSN code (also called as "ISSN structure" or "ISSN syntax") can be expressed as follows: NNNN-NNNC
Here, N is in the set {0,1,2,3...,9}, a digit character, and C is in {0,1,2,3,...,9,X}

Table Setting

PLoS Medicine Ranking and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The PLoS Medicine is ranked 350 among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. As per SJR, this journal is ranked 4.223.

SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.


PLoS Medicine Publisher


Table Setting

The publisher of PLoS Medicine is Public Library of Science. The publishing house of this journal is located in the United States. Its coverage history is as follows: 2004-2022.


Call For Papers (CFPs)


Please check the official website of this journal to find out the complete details and Call For Papers (CFPs).


Abbreviation


The International Organization for Standardization 4 (ISO 4) abbreviation of PLoS Medicine is PLoS Med.. ISO 4 is an international standard which defines a uniform and consistent system for the abbreviation of serial publication titles, which are published regularly. The primary use of ISO 4 is to abbreviate or shorten the names of scientific journals using the technique of List of Title Word Abbreviations (LTWA).

As ISO 4 is an international standard, the abbreviation ('PLoS Med.') can be used for citing, indexing, abstraction, and referencing purposes.


How to publish in PLoS Medicine


If your area of research or discipline is related to Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Medicine (miscellaneous), Molecular Biology, etc., please check the journal's official website to understand the complete publication process.


Acceptance Rate


There are several factors that influence the acceptance rate of any academic journal. Here are some critical parameters that are considered while calculating the acceptance rate:

  • Interest/demand of researchers/scientists for publishing in a specific journal/conference.
  • The complexity of the peer review process and timeline.
  • Time taken from draft submission to final publication.
  • Number of submissions received and acceptance slots
  • And Many More.

The simplest way to find out the acceptance rate or rejection rate of a Journal/Conference is to check with the journal's/conference's editorial team through emails or through the official website.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What is the impact score of PLoS Medicine?

The latest impact score of PLoS Medicine is 10.42. It is computed in the year 2023.


What is the h-index of PLoS Medicine?

The latest h-index of PLoS Medicine is 258. It is evaluated in the year 2023.


What is the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of PLoS Medicine?

The latest SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of PLoS Medicine is 4.223. It is calculated in the year 2023.


What is the ranking of PLoS Medicine?

The latest ranking of PLoS Medicine is 350. This ranking is among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. It is computed in the year 2023.


Who is the publisher of PLoS Medicine?

PLoS Medicine is published by Public Library of Science. The publication country of this journal is United States.


What is the abbreviation of PLoS Medicine?

This standard abbreviation of PLoS Medicine is PLoS Med..


Is "PLoS Medicine" a Journal, Conference or Book Series?

PLoS Medicine is a journal published by Public Library of Science.


What is the scope of PLoS Medicine?

The scope of PLoS Medicine is as follows:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell Biology
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Molecular Biology

For detailed scope of PLoS Medicine, check the official website of this journal.


What is the ISSN of PLoS Medicine?

The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of PLoS Medicine is/are as follows: 15491277, 15491676.


What is the best quartile for PLoS Medicine?

The best quartile for PLoS Medicine is Q1.


What is the coverage history of PLoS Medicine?

The coverage history of PLoS Medicine is as follows 2004-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/
  • Issn.org, https://www.issn.org/
  • Scopus, https://www.scopus.com/

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.


Impact Score, SJR, h-Index, and Other Important metrics of These Journals, Conferences, and Book Series


Journal/Conference/Book Title Type Publisher Ranking SJR h-index Impact Score
Historia Journal Universidade Estadual Paulista 27560 7 0.02
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research Journal Corvinus University of Budapest 17545 38 0.74
British Journal of Special Education Journal Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd 12024 42 1.24
Journal of Sociolinguistics Journal Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd 5409 61 1.96
Natural Solutions Trade Journal Innovision Health Media 28581 1 0.00
Proceedings of the International Semiconductor Conference, CAS Conference And Proceedings Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 25734 16 0.00
SPE International Formation Damage Control Symposium Proceedings Conference And Proceedings 21934 16 0.00
Canadian Journal of Mathematics Journal Canadian Mathematical Society 3905 43 0.79
International Journal of Pest Management Journal Taylor and Francis Ltd. 13393 50 1.50
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases Journal Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd 4279 78 4.95

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PLoS Medicine Impact Score (IS) Trend

Table: Impact Score

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Updated Soon
2022 10.42
2021 9.65
2020 8.92
2019 8.46
2018 7.88
2017 8.24
2016 8.93
2015 9.78
2014 9.44



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