Citing the Journal Citation Reports

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  • Full legal entity Name and Address of the Publisher;
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When citing Journal Citation Reports, be sure to include the following information:

  • If you want to call out a specific data point, the data year and the data point name (e.g., 2022 Journal Impact Factor)
  • The full product name, Journal Citation Reports, in italics
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  • Copyright year: The copyright year appears at the bottom of every page in JCR.


  • 2022 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate, 2023)