Last Updated on June 22, 2023

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


Published By: eLife Sciences Publications

Abbreviation: eLife




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.

7.25

SJR

 4.251

h-Index

 184

Rank

 343

Important Details

Title eLife
Standard Abbreviation eLife
Type of Publication Journal
Discipline Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neuroscience (miscellaneous) (Q1)
Impact Score 7.25
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 4.251
h-index 184
Overall Rank 343
Publisher Name eLife Sciences Publications
Publication Country United Kingdom
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 2050084X
Coverage and History 2012-2022
Official Website Visit Website
Wikipedia Page Visit Wikipedia
Best Quartile Q1
Total Citations Received
(Last 3 Year)
43918

About eLife


eLife is a journal published by eLife Sciences Publications. This journal covers the area[s] related to Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous), Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous), Medicine (miscellaneous), Neuroscience (miscellaneous), etc. The coverage history of this journal is as follows: 2012-2022. The rank of this journal is 343. This journal's impact score, h-index, and SJR are 7.25, 184, and 4.251, respectively. The ISSN of this journal is/are as follows: 2050084X.

The best quartile of eLife is Q1. This journal has received a total of 43918 citations during the last three years (Preceding 2022).


eLife Impact Score 2022-2023


The latest impact score (IS) of the eLife is 7.25. It is computed in the year 2023 as per its definition and based on Scopus data. 7.25

It is decreased by a factor of around 0.68, and the percentage change is -8.58% 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 eLife Impact Score 2023


Impact Score 2022 of eLife is 7.25. If a similar downward trend continues, IS may decrease in 2023 as well.


Impact Score Graph


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


Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 7.25
2021 7.93
2020 7.03
2019 6.64
2018 6.95
2017 7.17
2016 7.11
2015 7.52
2014 6.86

eLife h-index


  Table Setting

The h-index of eLife is 184. By definition of the h-index, this journal has at least 184 published articles with more than 184 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.




eLife ISSN


The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of eLife is/are as follows: 2050084X.

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

eLife Ranking and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The eLife is ranked 343 among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. As per SJR, this journal is ranked 4.251.

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.


eLife Publisher


Table Setting

The publisher of eLife is eLife Sciences Publications. The publishing house of this journal is located in the United Kingdom. Its coverage history is as follows: 2012-2022.


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


The highest fee charged by eLife is 2500 USD as publication fees (article processing charges or APCs) other charges.  There is a waiver policy for these charges.

Title

Review Speed


Expect on average 17 weeks from submission to publication.


Abbreviation


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


How to publish in eLife


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


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate of eLife was 15.4% in 2015, which is similar to the acceptance rates of Nature and Science - both below 10%


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 eLife?

The latest impact score of eLife is 7.25. It is computed in the year 2023.


What is the h-index of eLife?

The latest h-index of eLife is 184. It is evaluated in the year 2023.


What is the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of eLife?

The latest SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of eLife is 4.251. It is calculated in the year 2023.


What is the ranking of eLife?

The latest ranking of eLife is 343. This ranking is among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. It is computed in the year 2023.


Who is the publisher of eLife?

eLife is published by eLife Sciences Publications. The publication country of this journal is United Kingdom.


What is the abbreviation of eLife?

This standard abbreviation of eLife is eLife.


Is "eLife" a Journal, Conference or Book Series?

eLife is a journal published by eLife Sciences Publications.


What is the scope of eLife?

The scope of eLife is as follows:

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)
  • Immunology and Microbiology (miscellaneous)
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)

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


What is the ISSN of eLife?

The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of eLife is/are as follows: 2050084X.


What is the best quartile for eLife?

The best quartile for eLife is Q1.


What is the coverage history of eLife?

The coverage history of eLife is as follows 2012-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • eLife Official Website
  • eLife Wikipedia
  • 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
Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery Journal Thieme Medical Publishers Inc. 16018 37 0.65
Zeitschrift fur Germanistische Linguistik Journal De Gruyter Mouton 22945 15 0.19
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research Journal Corvinus University of Budapest 17545 38 0.74
Journal of Applied Business Research Journal 23890 29 0.28
Journal of Supply Chain Management Journal Wiley-Blackwell 378 104 12.58
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
Modern Language Journal Journal Wiley-Blackwell 918 103 3.89
British Journal of Special Education Journal Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd 12024 42 1.24
Biological Procedures Online Journal BioMed Central Ltd. 3350 43 6.40

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eLife Impact Score (IS) Trend

Table: Impact Score

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Updated Soon
2022 7.25
2021 7.93
2020 7.03
2019 6.64
2018 6.95
2017 7.17
2016 7.11
2015 7.52
2014 6.86



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