Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances

Year: 2010
Volume: 9
Issue: 11
Page No. 1552 - 1555

Comparative Analysis Between Impact Factor and h-Index for Reproduction Biology Journals

Authors : Weidong Han, Qi Yu and Yanli Wang

Abstract: The Journal Impact Factors (JIF) has become nowadays one of the most frequently used scientometric indictor, the Hirsch’s index (h-index) has also got positive reception in the scientometric literature. In this study, the journals of reproduction biology were compared with JIF and h-indices computed from the ISI Web of Science. This h-index (2001-2008) exhibited a high correlation with the 5 years JIF (2004-2008) (r = 0.64, p = 0.001), the relative h-index showed a weak correlation with the JIF (r = 0.42, p = 0.049). A ranking of 25 reproduction journals is presented on the basis of this JIF or h-index.

How to cite this article:

Weidong Han, Qi Yu and Yanli Wang, 2010. Comparative Analysis Between Impact Factor and h-Index for Reproduction Biology Journals. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 9: 1552-1555.

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