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Impact Factor for Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Continues to Rise

June 15, 2017 - 10:16am

The latest impact factor for Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery was announced as 2.444, the journal's highest to date, up from 2.276. The journal’s impact factor has increased for five consecutive years. The journal is ranked 11th by impact factor among the otorhinolaryngology journals. Impact factor is a measure of how frequently a journal’s articles are cited. 

The new impact factor considers how many times articles published by a journal in 2015 and 2016 were cited in 2017. That number is divided by the number of citable articles the journal published in 2015 and 2016, and the quotient is the journal’s impact factor.

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