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Journal Ranking, Acceptance Rates and Impact Factors

Journal rankings and acceptance rates are sometimes requested during the annual and tenure review process. Not every journal will carry a ranking, and rankings are assigned according to criteria developed by the association or company producing the ranking. Acceptance rates can be difficult to find, and in many cases, you may need to contact the journal editor directly to get this information.

Following are some resources that may help you in the discovery of rankings and acceptance rates for journals in the Sciences.