Journal Citation Reports (InCites Journal Citation Reports)

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The Journal Citation Reports module within InCites allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. Journal Citation Reports is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all specialties in the areas of science, technology, and social sciences.

In addition to finding the most frequently cited and highest impact journals, JCR on InCites enables you to:

  • See JCR Metrics in the Web of Science full record
  • Compare multiple subject areas or compare multiple journals; Use the visualization to see strength of citation relationships
  • Run analyses across editions (Science and Social Sciences) and across years. (Thompson Reuters)

Other features of JCR on InCites are available here:


Available from the JCR homepage under Help in the top right corner.

Dates covered

1997- present.

Updating frequency



The Science Edition contains data from over 8000 journals in the areas of science and technology. The Social Sciences Edition contains data from over 3000 social sciences journals.

Type of coverage

Data is presented for journal titles and subject areas. Data covers number of articles published, impact factors for individual journals, and number of citations to each journal for each year covered.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index.
See the for various formats and years.

Producer/content provider

Thomson Reuters

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Thomson Reuters

Supplementary Subject(s)