Using Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Online

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Using Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Online:

Using Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Online

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The online version of JCR can be accessed at the library homepage from the left menu tab by clicking on Databases . 2. Go to the alphabetical list of database titles and click on J . Select Journal Citation Reports.

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3. Click on the Journal Citation Reports link to connect to the database. (*NOTE: If you are accessing JCR from off campus, you will be prompted to enter your last name, 800# and PIN. ) 4. On the JCR search page, notice that the library’s subscription runs from 2003 to Present in both the JCR Science Edition and JCR Social Sciences Edition.

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Select either JCR Science Edition or JCR Social Sciences Edition and the required year. Using the right hand side of the search box, you may: Group journals by subject, publisher or country/territory Search for a specific journal View all journals for a particular edition and year. Once your selections are made, click SUBMIT .

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In the following example, you have chosen to run a JCR report for Infectious Disease journals in 2010 with the list ranked by total cites . You begin by selecting the JCR Science Edition for 2010 , then group journals by the subject category Infectious Diseases , and finally, choose to display Journal Data sorted by Total Cites .

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7. After making your selections, the JCR produces a list of journals in Infectious Diseases published in 2010 and ranked by total cites . You can re-sort the journals using this dropdown menu . To save specific journals into a list, mark each title and click the Update Marked List at the top of the screen.

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8. After checking the titles you want to keep and clicking the Update Marked List box, you will now see a Marked List box at the top of the screen. Click the Marked List button to produce a final list of only those journal titles you want to keep.

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Additional Help If you have questions or need additional help, please contact the Reference Desk at 915-747-5643 or Robert Klapthor , Science Librarian at 915-747-5040.

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