How are Nature Research academic journal impact factors determined?

An impact factor is, broadly speaking, a measurement of the "the average number of times recent articles in a specific journal were cited in a particular year".


For example: The impact factor for 2003 was based on citations made in 2003 to articles published 2001 and 2002.


Click Impact factors for all of the Nature Publishing Group Journals.


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