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What are impact factors, how are they determined and what are the impact factors of Nature Research academic journals?

An impact factor is, broadly speaking, a measurement of the "the average number of times recent articles in a specific journal were cited in a particular year".


For example; the impact factor for 2003 was based on citations made in 2003 to articles published 2001 and 2002.


For more information on impact factors please click here.


Impact factors for all of the Nature Publishing Group Journals can be found here


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