SAGE is the world's 5th largest journals publisher. Our portfolio includes more than 1000 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 400 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.
*From 2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports,
Source: 2015 Web of Science Data
With 548 journals now ranked in the JCR, SAGE continues to experience consistent growth within the reports, achieving a 42% increase over the past five years. In this year’s reports, over 100 SAGE journals have received a top 10 category rank, with 5 journals receiving their first Impact Factor (IF). 242 titles are now placed in the top 30% of the JCR, and 55% of SAGE journals are ranked within the top half of their subject category.
SSCI (Social Sciences Citation Index):
A 36% increase in coverage in the SSCI over the last five years means that there are now 386 SAGE journals in the SSCI. 61% of the SSCI journals received an increased Impact Factor. 148 journals are now placed in the top 25% of the JCR rankings for their category, an increase of 8 journals from the 2014 reports.
In the 2015 reports SAGE publishes the market-leading journal within 7 SSCI categories: Cultural Studies (Journal of Consumer Culture); Education, Special (Exceptional Children); History & Philosophy of Science (SSCI) (Social Studies of Science); Psychology, Applied (Journal of Management); Psychology, Social (Personality and Social Psychology Review); Social Work (Trauma, Violence, & Abuse) and Women’s Studies (Gender & Society).
5 journals received their first Impact Factor, including Organizational Psychology Review with a first Impact Factor of 2.069.
Many journals experienced a large increase in Impact Factor including Journal of Consumer Culture, and Work and Occupations, both doubling their Impact Factor to 2.816 and 2.667 respectively.
SCI (Science Citation Index):
Over the last five years, SAGE has seen a 70% 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. SAGE continues to significantly grow its coverage within SCI with 205 journals now ranked and 52 journals in the top 25% of their SCI categories.
In the 2015 reports SAGE publishes the market leading journal within 4 SCI categories: History & Philosophy of Science (Social Studies of Science); Medical Informatics; and Statistics & Probability (Statistical Methods in Medical Research leading in both of these categories) and Rehabilitation (Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair).
By 5 year Impact Factor, SAGE publishes the market-leading journal in Orthopedics (The American Journal of Sports Medicine); Rehabilitation (Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair) and History & Philosophy of Science (Social Studies of Science). SAGE journals in the clinical neurology and neurosciences categories performed particularly well, with 2 year Impact Factors ranging from 7.295 to 4.671 for titles including The Neuroscientist; Cephalalgia; Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism; and Multiple Sclerosis Journal.
Many journals experienced a large increase in Impact Factor, including Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Ultrasonic Imaging and Health Informatics Journal, all doubling their Impact Factor to 2.852, 2.111 and 1.578 respectively.
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