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Impact Factor & Ranking Results

*From the Journal Citation Reports (Web of Science Group, 2021)

With 647 journals now ranked in the JCR, SAGE continues to experience consistent growth within the reports, achieving a 13% increase over the past five years. In this year’s reports, 94 SAGE journals have received a top 10 category rank, with 6 journals receiving their first Impact Factor (IF). 197 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. In the 2021 release SAGE publishes the market leading journal within 14 categories shown below.

A 10% increase in coverage in the SSCI over the last five years means that there are now 439 SAGE journals in the SSCI.  91% of the SSCI journals received an increased IF and 6 are newly acquired titles ranked in the 2021 release. 132 journals are now placed in the top 25% of the JCR rankings for their category.

In the 2021 release SAGE publishes the market-leading journal within 14 SSCI categories: Criminology & Penology; Cultural Studies; Education & Educational Research; Education, Special; Family Studies; Geography; Psychology, Multidisciplinary; Psychology, Social; Rehabilitation (SSCI); Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary; Social Sciences, Mathematical Methods; Social Work; Sociology; and Urban Studies.

Over the last five years, SAGE has seen a 16% 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 the top five publishers of medical journals in the world. SAGE continues to significantly grow its coverage within SCI with 257 journals now ranked and 45 journals in the top 25% of their SCI category.

In the 2021 release SAGE publishes the market-leading journal by 5 year Impact Factor in one category: History & Philosophy of Science.

SAGE Journals in the SSCI

SAGE Journals in the SCI