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IS Journals Nik R. Hassan. Journal Impact Factor  “Average citation rate per published article” (Garfield 1972, p. 476)  Developed based on citation.

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1 IS Journals Nik R. Hassan

2 Journal Impact Factor  “Average citation rate per published article” (Garfield 1972, p. 476)  Developed based on citation data from the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology  Journal impact factor for current year= # of citations for journal cited in two preceding years/# of articles published in journal during same period  Example: MIS Quarterly was cited 500 times during 2006 and The number of citable articles in MISQ = 90. Impact factor = 5.6

3 JIF impacted by…  Number of journals in a field  Number of articles in a journal  The frequency an average article is cited in a field  Publication lags (fields with faster publication cycles get higher JIF)  Turnover of knowledge accretion (History has low JIF)

4 Senior Scholars Journals Basket  The six journals in the list are, in alphabetical order:  European Journal of Information Systems  Information Systems Journal  Information Systems Research  Journal of AIS  Journal of MIS  MIS Quarterly

5 Top Tier IS Journals IS JournalImpact Factor MIS Quart5.6 Information Systems Journal2.4 Information Systems Research2.3 Journal of Management Information Systems 2.3 European Journal of Information Systems 1.2 Journal of the AIS1.0* Communications of the ACM2.6 Decision Sciences2.3 Management Science2.4

6 Mid Tier Journals IS JournalsImpact Factor Information & Management2.4 Information Systems Management


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