How to Cite Journal Citation Reports

When citing Journal Citation Reports, be sure to include the following information:

  • If you wish to call out a specific data point, the data year and the data point name (for example, 2017 Journal Impact Factor)
  • The full product name, Journal Citation Reports, in italics
  • The edition: Science Edition or Social Sciences Edition. (The edition is not essential)
  • Name of the publisher, Clarivate Analytics.
  • Copyright year: The copyright year appears at the bottom of every page in JCR.

Examples:

  • 2017 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)
  • Journal Citation Reports Social Sciences Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)
  • 2017 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)