JMIR Publications is pleased to announce that JMIR Research Protocols, indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), has been given an inaugural Journal Impact Factor (JIF) of 1.7 from the 2023 Journal Citation Reports™ (JCR). This is a great achievement for everyone involved and continues to demonstrate the importance of JMIR Research Protocols’ contribution to the scientific community and progressing open science and digital health.
Born and published open access since 2017, JMIR Research Protocols has been included among the world's best journals in the Healthcare Sciences and Services; and Public, Environmental, and Occupational Health.
Highly cited articles from JMIR Research Protocols include:
- Closing the Psychological Treatment Gap During the COVID-19 Pandemic With a Supportive Text Messaging Program: Protocol for Implementation and Evaluation
- COVID-19 Infection, Reinfection, and Vaccine Effectiveness in Arizona Frontline and Essential Workers: Protocol for a Longitudinal Cohort Study
- A Theoretically Based Mobile App to Increase Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Uptake Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
In total 14 of our 34 open access journals published by JMIR Publications now have a JIF - that’s a 133% increase since last year, and we still have more journals launched in the last two years that won’t yet be relevant for metrics such as JIF and CiteScore.
Our journals with inaugural Impact Factors include:
- Interactive Journal of Medical Research - 2.0
- JMIR Aging - 4.9
- JMIR Cancer - 2.8
- JMIR Formative Research - 2.2
- JMIR Human Factors - 2.7
- JMIR Medical Education - 3.6
- JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting - 3.7
- JMIR Research Protocols - 1.7
JMIR Publications flagship and tenured journals continue to remain strong:
- Our flagship journal Journal of Medical Internet Research, has gone from 7.1 to 7.4
- JMIR Medical Informatics remains at 3.2
- JMIR Mental Health has gone from 6.3 to 5.2
- JMIR mHealth and uHealth has gone from 4.9 to 5.0
- JMIR Public Health and Surveillance has gone from 14.6 to 8.5
- JMIR Serious Games has gone from 3.3 to 4.0
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