JGIM Ranked #1 in Google Scholar

By GIM Connect posted 07-28-2016 08:58




SGIM eNews - July 27, 2016



JGIM Ranked #1 in Google Scholar!


The 2016 Google Scholar metrics were released last week. This release covers articles published in 2011-2015 and includes citations from all articles that were indexed in Google Scholar as of June 2016.


For 2016, Journal of General Internal Medicine is ranked as the #1 journal in the Primary Health Care category! The h-5 index for the journal is now 61, meaning that 61 articles published by JGIM have been cited at least 61 times. I've included an attachment so that you can review the entire category listing.


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