Journal Impact Factor
Impact Factor is a measure of the frequency with which the "average article" in a journal has been cited in a given period of time. International Citation Index OF JOURNAL IMPACT FACTOR & INDEXING is a measure reflecting the average number of citations to articles published in journals, books, patent document, thesis, project reports, news papers, conference/ seminar proceedings, documents published in internet, notes and any other approved documents. It is measure the relative importance of a journal within its field, with journals of higher journal impact factors deemed to be more important than those with lower ones. The impact factor is used as standard dimension and the relative importance of a scientific journal within its field. The Impact Factor is calculated by several scientific methods including citation analysis. Journal Impact factors are calculated in yearly/half- yearly/ Quarterly/Monthly for those journals that are indexed in Journal Reference Reports (JRR).