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Highest Ever Impact Factor for Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

June 15, 2017 - 10:16am

The 2016 impact factor for Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery was announced as 2.276, the journal's highest ever. The journal is ranked in the top 10 by impact factor among otorhinolaryngology journals, up from 11th last year.

Impact factor is a measure of how frequently a journal’s articles are cited. The 2016 impact factor considers how many times articles published by a journal in 2014 and 2015 were cited in 2016. That number is divided by the number of citable articles the journal published in 2014 and 2015, and the quotient is the journal’s impact factor.

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