Nature Communications is a peer-reviewed, open access, scientific journal published by Nature Research since 2010. It is a multidisciplinary journal and it covers the natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, earth sciences, medicine, and biology. The founding editor-in-chief was Lesley Anson, followed by Joerg Heber, Magdalena Skipper, and Elisa De Ranieri. The journal has editorial offices in London, Berlin, New York City, and Shanghai.
CiteScore measures average citations received per document published in the serial.
Eigenfactor Score measures the number of times articles from the journal published in the past five years have been cited. This does not include self citations.
Impact factor of a journal is calculated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
scite Index is the ratio of citations supporting research which is published in the journal to sum of citations either supporting or contrasting the research published in the journal for the same time period. Minimum 100 supporting citations required.
SCImago Journal Rank measures weighted citations received by the serial. Citation weighting depends on subject field and prestige (SJR) of the citing serial.
Source Normalized Impact per Paper measures actual citations received relative to citations expected for the serial’s subject field.
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Nature Communications has been in operation since 2010 till date.
Nature Communications published with a Continuous publication frequency.
In 2021, Nature Communications published 34851 articles.
Citescore for Nature Communications is 20.
SNIP score for Nature Communications is 3.06.
SJR for Nature Communications is Q1.
Springer Nature is the publisher of Nature Communications.