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Journals Ranked by Impact: Zoology
Rank 2008 Impact Factor Impact 2004-08 Impact 1981-2008
1 Wildlife Monographs
Journal of Comparative Neurology
Systematic Zoology
2 Journal of Animal Ecology
Journal of Animal Ecology
Behavioral Ecology
3 Journal of Comparative Neurology
Behavioral Ecology
Journal of Comparative Neurology
4 Journal of Experimental Zoology – Part B
Integrative and Comparative Biology
Journal of Animal Ecology
5 Behavioral Ecology
Journal of Experimental Zoology – Part B
American Zoologist
6 Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Reproduction Nutrition Development
Physiological Zoology
7 Developmental and Comparative Immunology
Animal Behaviour
Animal Behaviour
8 Animal Behaviour
Developmental and Comparative Immunology
J. Exp. Psychology:Animal Behavior Processes
9 Integrative and Comparative Biology
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
10 Animal Cognition
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Ethology and Sociobiology

The above table compares the citation impact of journals in a given field as measured over three different time spans. The left-hand column ranks journals based on their 2008 "impact factor," as enumerated in the current edition of Journal Citations Report®. The 2008 impact factor is calculated by taking the number of all current citations to source items published in a journal over the previous two years and dividing by the number of articles published in the journal during the same period--in other words, a ratio between citations and recent citable items published. The rankings in the next two columns show impact over longer time spans, based on figures from Journal Performance Indicators. In these columns, total citations to a journal's published papers are divided by the total number of papers that the journal published, producing a citations-per-paper impact score over a five-year period (middle column) and a 28-year period (right-hand column).

SOURCE: Journal Citations Report and Journal Performance Indicators.


Sci-Bytes : 2010 : 01.17.2010 - Journals Ranked by Impact: Zoology