Impact Factor & Ranking Results

*From the 2014 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2015)

With over 500 journals now ranked in the JCR, SAGE continues to experience consistent growth within the reports, achieving a 31% increase over the past five years. In this year’s reports, over 100 SAGE journals have received a top 10 category rank, with 23 journals receiving their first Impact Factor (IF). 220 titles are now placed in the top 30% of the JCR, and 52% of SAGE journals are ranked within the top half of their subject category. In the 2014 reports SAGE publishes the market leading journal within 13 categories shown below.

A 26% increase in coverage in the SSCI over the last five years means that there are now 359 SAGE journals in the SSCI.  53% of the SSCI journals received an increased IF, of which 13 are newly acquired titles ranked in the 2014 reports. 140 journals are now placed in the top 25% of the JCR rankings for their category, an increase of 26 journals from the 2013 reports.

Over the last five years, SAGE has seen a 51% increase in the number of titles in the SCI index, primarily due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth across the medical, engineering and technology disciplines, with SAGE now being marked out as one of one of the top five publishers of medical journals in the world. SAGE continues to significantly grow its coverage within SCI with 181 journals now ranked and 47 journals in the top 25% of their SCI category.

SAGE Journals in the JCR Science Edition 2014

SAGE Journals in the JCR Social Sciences Edition 2014

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Highlights from this year’s results:

#1 Ranked
Journals

American Sociological Review

American Sociological Review

Ranked #1 in Sociology

The American Journal of Sports Medicine

The American Journal of Sports Medicine

Ranked #1 in Orthopedics (5 year IF ranking)

Exceptional Children

Exceptional Children

Ranked #1 in Education, Special

The International Journal of Robotics Research

International Journal of Robotics Research

Ranked #1 in Robotics

Journal of Dental Research

Journal of Dental Research

Ranked #1 in Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine Journal of Management Journal of Management Ranked #1 in Psychology, Applied
Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair Ranked #1 in Rehabilitation (SCI) Personality and Social Psychology Review Personality and Social Psychology Review Ranked #1 in Psychology, Social
Review of Educational Research Review of Educational Research Ranked #1 in Education & Educational Research Social Studies of Science Social Studies of Science Ranked #1 in History & Philosophy of Science (SCI and SSCI)
Statistical Methods in Medical Research Statistical Methods in Medical Research Ranked #1 in Medical Informatics and #1 in Statistics & Probability Trauma Violence & Abuse

Trauma, Violence, & Abuse

Ranked #1 in Social Work

Additional High
Impact Journals

The Neuroscientist

The Neuroscientist

IF 6.837

Family Business Review

Family Business Review

IF 5.528

Progress in Human Geography

Progress in Human Geography

IF 5.010

Cephalalgia Cephalalgia

IF 4.891

Multiple Sclerosis Journal

Multiple Sclerosis Journal

IF 4.822

The American Journal of Sports Medicine The American Journal of Sports Medicine

IF 4.362

Organizational Research Methods

Organizational Research Methods

IF 4.148

ASN Neuro ASN Neuro

IF 4.017

Major Growth in
Impact Factor

Management Communcation Quaterly

Management Communication Quaterly

IF 99% increase to 2.085

Sociological Methodology

Sociological Methodology

IF 63% increase to 2.450

Journal of Attention Disorders

Journal of Attention Disorders IF 58% increase to 3.779

Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis

Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis

IF 53% increase to 2.392

Statistical Methods in Medical Research Statistical Methods in Medical Research IF 51% increaseto 4.472 Journal of Peace Research Journal of Peace Research

IF 49% increase to 3.387

Exceptional Children Exceptional Children IF 41% increase to 2.745 Transcultural Psychiatry Transcultutral Psychiatry

IF 40% increase to 2.114

Administrative Science Quaterly Administrative Science Quarterly IF 39% increase to 3.333 Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology IF 38% increase to 2.242
Comparative Political Studies Comparative Political Studies IF 37% increase to 2.028 Innate Immunity Innate Immunity IF 33% increase to 3.271
Journal of Mixed Methods Research Journal of Mixed Methods Research IF 31% increase to 2.186

Journals Announcing
Their First Impact Factor

Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology

Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology

First IF 3.925

Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders

Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders

First IF 3.140

Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology

Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology

First IF 2.827

Social Psychological & Personality Science Social Psychological & Personality Science

First IF 2.561

United European Gastroenterology Journal

United European Gastroenterology Journal

First IF 2.080

Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease

First IF 1.949

Evaluation Evaluation

First IF 1.906

i-Perception i-Perception

First IF 1.482

School Psychology International

School Psychology International

First IF 1.447

First Language First Language

First IF 1.400

Human Resource Development Review

Human Resource Development Review

First IF 1.366

Social and Mental Health Society and Mental Health

First IF 1.269

Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies

Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies

First IF 1.125

Clincal Child Psychology and Psychiatry Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry

First IF 1.025

Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

First IF 0.977

Dementia Dementia

First IF 0.911

Journal of Correctional Healthcare Journal of Correctional Healthcare First IF 0.800 Convergence Convergence First IF 0.750
Cartilage Cartilage First IF 0.694 Tourist Studies Tourist Studies First IF 0.667
Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice First IF 0.604 Critical Sociology Critical Sociology First IF 0.491
International Journal of Music Education International Journal of Music Education First IF 0.286 Clinical Case Studies Clinical Case Studies First IF 0.279