Islamic World Science Citation Center's Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

Hajar Safahieh

Abstract


This article gives an overview of the Islamic World Science Citation Center's (ISC) Journal Citation Reports (JCR) database. ISC-JCR is the only source of citation data on Islamic countries’ leading journals and covers journals in English, Arabic and Persian languages. It provides information on highest impact journals in a field, the most cited journals and hottest journals. This database allows users to evaluate and compare scholarly journals in all subject areas. The basic measures of the ISC-JCR, navigation overview and benefits for the users are presented in this article.


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