Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 8-10-2021


The purpose of the study was to assess the correlation between four bibliometric indicators (Impact Factor-IF, Eigenfactor Score-ES, SCImago Journal Rank-SJR, and H5 index) of typical online medical journals were selected from the medical group. Findings from the study evident that in accordance with Pearson’s (r) statistical correlation there is a high significance between four indicators and as per Spearman’s rho statistical correlation there is an association between the three indicators i.e. JIF, SJR, and H5. The above-mentioned indicators are correlated with one a different and it is chiefly true for medical journals when used as communal indicators to estimate the impact or reputation of medical journals or journals of other groups.