Answered By: Gretchen Scronce
Last Updated: May 14, 2019     Views: 281

Journal Citation Reports (a Web of Knowledge database) provides impact factors for more than 8,300 science journals and more than 2,700 social sciences journals.

Scimago provides a database of journal rankings by h-index score and other information about journal impact.

Google Scholar Metrics provides journal rankings by h-index score.

Sometimes a journal's impact factor is available on the journal's web page on the publisher's web site.

Cabell's Directories of Business, Education, Psychology & Psychiatry journals provide detail information concerning selected journals, including submission acceptance/rejections rates and submission reviewing protocols.

The EBSCOhost Serials Directory provides bibliographic and publisher information concerning many journals, including peer-reviewed status.

Searching for a journal in WorldCat will reveal the number of libraries that subscribe to the journal as well as a list of subscribing libraries, allowing you to consider the reputations of the subscribing institutions.

For additional assistance, you can email the Information Desk ( Include the title of the journal(s) of interest.