Last Updated on June 22, 2023

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


Published By: University of Chicago

Abbreviation: Signs




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.

1.78

SJR

 1.128

h-Index

 76

Rank

 3436

Important Details

Title Signs
Standard Abbreviation Signs
Type of Publication Journal
Discipline Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Gender Studies (Q1)
Impact Score 1.78
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.128
h-index 76
Overall Rank 3436
Publisher Name University of Chicago
Publication Country United States
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 15456943, 00979740
Coverage and History 1979, 1985-1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998-2022
Best Quartile Q1
Total Citations Received
(Last 3 Year)
367

About Signs


Signs is a journal published by University of Chicago. This journal covers the area[s] related to Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Gender Studies, etc. The coverage history of this journal is as follows: 1979, 1985-1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998-2022. The rank of this journal is 3436. This journal's impact score, h-index, and SJR are 1.78, 76, and 1.128, respectively. The ISSN of this journal is/are as follows: 15456943, 00979740.

The best quartile of Signs is Q1. This journal has received a total of 367 citations during the last three years (Preceding 2022).


Signs Impact Score 2022-2023


The latest impact score (IS) of the Signs is 1.78. It is computed in the year 2023 as per its definition and based on Scopus data. 1.78

It is decreased by a factor of around 0.3, and the percentage change is -14.42% 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 Signs Impact Score 2023


Impact Score 2022 of Signs is 1.78. If a similar downward trend continues, IS may decrease in 2023 as well.


Impact Score Graph


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


Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.78
2021 2.08
2020 2.25
2019 1.14
2018 0.98
2017 0.92
2016 0.93
2015 2.49
2014 2.00

Signs h-index


  Table Setting

The h-index of Signs is 76. By definition of the h-index, this journal has at least 76 published articles with more than 76 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.




Signs ISSN


The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of Signs is/are as follows: 15456943, 00979740.

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

Signs Ranking and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The Signs is ranked 3436 among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. As per SJR, this journal is ranked 1.128.

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.


Signs Publisher


Table Setting

The publisher of Signs is University of Chicago. The publishing house of this journal is located in the United States. Its coverage history is as follows: 1979, 1985-1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998-2022.


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 Signs is Signs. 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 ('Signs') can be used for citing, indexing, abstraction, and referencing purposes.


How to publish in Signs


If your area of research or discipline is related to Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Gender Studies, 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 Signs?

The latest impact score of Signs is 1.78. It is computed in the year 2023.


What is the h-index of Signs?

The latest h-index of Signs is 76. It is evaluated in the year 2023.


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

The latest SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of Signs is 1.128. It is calculated in the year 2023.


What is the ranking of Signs?

The latest ranking of Signs is 3436. This ranking is among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. It is computed in the year 2023.


Who is the publisher of Signs?

Signs is published by University of Chicago. The publication country of this journal is United States.


What is the abbreviation of Signs?

This standard abbreviation of Signs is Signs.


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

Signs is a journal published by University of Chicago.


What is the scope of Signs?

The scope of Signs is as follows:

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Gender Studies

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


What is the ISSN of Signs?

The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of Signs is/are as follows: 15456943, 00979740.


What is the best quartile for Signs?

The best quartile for Signs is Q1.


What is the coverage history of Signs?

The coverage history of Signs is as follows 1979, 1985-1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998-2022.


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.


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Signs Impact Score (IS) Trend

Table: Impact Score

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Updated Soon
2022 1.78
2021 2.08
2020 2.25
2019 1.14
2018 0.98
2017 0.92
2016 0.93
2015 2.49
2014 2.00



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