Ratings boost for Emu—Austral Ornithology
Emu—Austral Ornithology, BirdLife Australia’s flagship scientific journal, is now ranked fourth among the 22 international ornithological journals in the latest Thomson Reuters’ Journal Citation Report®. This annual publication includes impact factors — which reflect the average number of citations of recent papers in a journal. The impact factor of Emu—Austral Ornithology has increased to 1.895 in the past year, ensuring the journal’s position as one of the world’s most important, respected and influential ornithological publications.
“This latest ranking reflects the excellent quality of the papers published in Emu—Austral Ornithology,” said James O’Connor, BirdLife Australia’s Head of Research, “and it confirms BirdLife Australia’s high standing in the ornithological world.”
“Not only are more people reading our journal, but the greater impact factor and higher journal ranking shows that what they’re reading is relevant to them — and they’re taking notice,” James continued.
“The latest result is testimony to the efforts of the hard-working editorial team.”
Emu—Austral Ornithology has been published continuously since 1901, and since 2001 it has been produced by CSIRO Publishing on behalf of BirdLife Australia.
Reflecting the latest in scientific research into the birds of our region, Emu—Austral Ornithology has long been considered the premier journal for research and reviews on ornithological studies in the Southern Hemisphere and adjacent tropics. The latest results back this up, as Emu—Austral Ornithology continues to be the highest-ranked ornithological journal of regional scope — for any region!
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