Last Updated on June 22, 2023

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


Published By: Nature Publishing Group

Abbreviation: Nat. Commun.




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.

15.41

SJR

 5.116

h-Index

 466

Rank

 258

Important Details

Title Nature Communications
Standard Abbreviation Nat. Commun.
Type of Publication Journal
Discipline Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)
Impact Score 15.41
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 5.116
h-index 466
Overall Rank 258
Publisher Name Nature Publishing Group
Publication Country United Kingdom
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 20411723
Coverage and History 2010-2022
Official Website Visit Website
Wikipedia Page Visit Wikipedia
Best Quartile Q1
Total Citations Received
(Last 3 Year)
301272

About Nature Communications


Nature Communications is a journal published by Nature Publishing Group. This journal covers the area[s] related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous), Chemistry (miscellaneous), Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous), etc. The coverage history of this journal is as follows: 2010-2022. The rank of this journal is 258. This journal's impact score, h-index, and SJR are 15.41, 466, and 5.116, respectively. The ISSN of this journal is/are as follows: 20411723.

The best quartile of Nature Communications is Q1. This journal has received a total of 301272 citations during the last three years (Preceding 2022).


Nature Communications Impact Score 2022-2023


The latest impact score (IS) of the Nature Communications is 15.41. It is computed in the year 2023 as per its definition and based on Scopus data. 15.41

It is decreased by a factor of around 0.09, and the percentage change is -0.58% compared to the preceding year 2021, indicating a falling 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 Nature Communications Impact Score 2023


Impact Score 2022 of Nature Communications is 15.41. If a similar downward trend continues, IS may decrease in 2023 as well.


Impact Score Graph


Check below the Impact Score trends of Nature Communications. This is based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 15.41
2021 15.50
2020 13.18
2019 11.68
2018 11.73
2017 12.72
2016 12.61
2015 12.23
2014 12.17

Nature Communications h-index


  Table Setting

The h-index of Nature Communications is 466. By definition of the h-index, this journal has at least 466 published articles with more than 466 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.




Nature Communications ISSN


The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of Nature Communications is/are as follows: 20411723.

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

Nature Communications Ranking and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The Nature Communications is ranked 258 among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. As per SJR, this journal is ranked 5.116.

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.


Nature Communications Publisher


Table Setting

The publisher of Nature Communications is Nature Publishing Group. The publishing house of this journal is located in the United Kingdom. Its coverage history is as follows: 2010-2022.


Call For Papers (CFPs)


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


Publication Fees


Nature Communications is an open-access journal. To publish in Nature Communications, authors are required to pay an article-processing charge (APC).

The APC for all published papers is as follows, plus VAT or local taxes where applicable:

OPEN ACCESS

  • £3,920 (UK)
  • $5,560 (The Americas*, Greater China** and Japan)
  • €4,530 (Europe and rest of world)

Source: Nature.com 


Retrieved on June 9, 2021

Title

Abbreviation


The International Organization for Standardization 4 (ISO 4) abbreviation of Nature Communications is Nat. Commun.. 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 ('Nat. Commun.') can be used for citing, indexing, abstraction, and referencing purposes.


How to publish in Nature Communications


If your area of research or discipline is related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous), Chemistry (miscellaneous), Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous), etc., please check the journal's official website to understand the complete publication process.


Acceptance Rate


Nature Communications started in the year 2010 and has been growing ever since. Nature Communications doesn’t have a fix publishing frequency. Their publishing frequency is continuous and upon acceptance. They have a very strict acceptance rate of 7.7%. They get over 50,000 submissions every year. 

Source: Medium.com


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 Nature Communications?

The latest impact score of Nature Communications is 15.41. It is computed in the year 2023.


What is the h-index of Nature Communications?

The latest h-index of Nature Communications is 466. It is evaluated in the year 2023.


What is the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of Nature Communications?

The latest SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of Nature Communications is 5.116. It is calculated in the year 2023.


What is the ranking of Nature Communications?

The latest ranking of Nature Communications is 258. This ranking is among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. It is computed in the year 2023.


Who is the publisher of Nature Communications?

Nature Communications is published by Nature Publishing Group. The publication country of this journal is United Kingdom.


What is the abbreviation of Nature Communications?

This standard abbreviation of Nature Communications is Nat. Commun..


Is "Nature Communications" a Journal, Conference or Book Series?

Nature Communications is a journal published by Nature Publishing Group.


What is the scope of Nature Communications?

The scope of Nature Communications is as follows:

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

For detailed scope of Nature Communications, check the official website of this journal.


What is the ISSN of Nature Communications?

The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of Nature Communications is/are as follows: 20411723.


What is the best quartile for Nature Communications?

The best quartile for Nature Communications is Q1.


What is the coverage history of Nature Communications?

The coverage history of Nature Communications is as follows 2010-2022.


Credits and Sources



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
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs Conference And Proceedings 7015 49 2.14
Materials Research Journal Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos 14791 65 1.62
Journal of Classical Sociology Journal SAGE Publications Ltd 13766 27 0.83
International Journal of Applied Linguistics Journal Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd 7321 51 2.00
Journal of Education and Work Journal Brill Academic Publishers 9268 43 1.93
Sapporo Medical Journal Journal Cancer Research Institute, Sapporo Medical University 20468 3 0.00
Population Review Journal Sociological Demography Press 17841 13 0.73
Proceedings of the International Semiconductor Conference, CAS Conference And Proceedings Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 25734 16 0.00
Archives of the Balkan Medical Union Journal Balkan medical union 23243 10 0.24
Built Environment Journal Alexandrine Press 12797 43 1.15

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Nature Communications Impact Score (IS) Trend

Table: Impact Score

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Updated Soon
2022 15.41
2021 15.50
2020 13.18
2019 11.68
2018 11.73
2017 12.72
2016 12.61
2015 12.23
2014 12.17



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