For decades, the impact factor developed by Eugene Garfield, just like the Times Higher Education system, has dominated the bibliometric landscape.
What does IF stand for?
IF stands for Impact Factor
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of IF
We have 26 other meanings of IF in our Acronym Attic
- International Environmental Youth Corps (Canada)
- International Exhibition for Young Inventors
- Isaac E. Young Middle School (New Rochelle, NY)
- Inner East Youth Project (Belfast, Ireland, UK)
- Illinois Enterprise Zone Association (Morrison, IL)
- Ice Fog
- Idaho Falls (Idaho)
- Immediate Frequency
Samples in periodicals archive:
Several peer-reviewed studies have recently highlighted the positive correlation of Mendeley's readership data with the Impact Factor.
July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Journal of Gastroenterology increased its impact factor from 6.
The Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (JISSN), an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by BioMed Central, has received an official Impact Factor score of 2.
Clinical Chemistry is pleased to report an increase in our impact factor to 6.
Examine the impact factor (IF) of journals under consideration.
The journal recently announced an increased Impact Factor of 1.
The inclusion of Alternative Medicine Review and Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine is a strong boost to overall performance of the category (table 1) with rankings of first and second for impact factor within the category.