Strategic publishing

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CWTS Journal Indicators

CWTS Journal Indicators can be used to find lists of journals in your research area. It will easily tell you which are in the top 25% by SNIP

To view a list of journals in a subject area 

  • Select a ‘Main areathen a Subarea if desired: 

  • By default, a list sorted by SNIP displays:


  • To find the top 25% you need to do the maths yourself: 

  • The number of journals in the subject area is displayed above the list, 365 in this caseso the cutoff is the journal at number 91 

  • Use the ‘Minimum number of publications’ dropdown to change the display to show 100 publications  

  • Ecohydrology is the last journal in the top 25%