Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Upgrade and 2018 Release (JCR 2017 data) - now available.

Date of news item: 26 June 2018

Please be advised of the release of the latest issue of Journal Citation Reports which provides 2017 data and is now available to subscribed institutions.

In addition to the availability of the 2017 JCR data, the upgrade features the following enhancements:

  • Re-designed and enhanced journal profile pages: To better understand the content, regions, and institutions that make a journal influential
  • Document-level transparency for the JIF and new indicators: To validate and understand the calculation of the JIF; identify the contribution of different content types to journal citation performance and see the journals and articles that influence journal performance
  • Citation network expansion: Citations to JCR journals now include the contribution of the Book Citation Index
  • New contextual information: The addition of geographical data of authors and a list of top contributing institutions, demonstrates the global community of the publication

Further information at:
(Note this is the latest 2017 data).

The following support materials are available:

Please Note: The following **FREE** webinar has been scheduled in order to support this release:

Webinar - New! Journal Citation Reports with 2017 data 29 June, 11.00am

Date and Time
Friday 29th June
Time: 11.00am BST
Duration: 45 minutes
Register at:

  • Learn about the new features of JCR including metrics for 2017 and more ways to understand a journals impact and citing relationship with other journals.
  • Our experts will show you how to compare journals in your research discipline and explain the key indicators that will allow you to better understand the citation performance of a journal in the wider research landscape.

Please contact Web of Science Service for UK Education Support, email: should you have any queries or require support.