Updated SCImago journal rankings – BMC-series journals rank highly

In an update to our previous post about SCImago journal rankings, we have news of updated rankings for some of our journals. Highlights of these include high rankings for the following BMC-series journals:

These updates to the 2008 SCImago journal rankings have been released as these journals were previously listed in categories that were not as relevant to their scope.

The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) is a measure of a journals’ citation impact and is calculated in a similar manner to Google’s Page Rank. This approach calculates a journal rank by weighting citations from journals according to how highly cited the journal is itself. Further details of SJRs for BioMed Central journals can be found on our website.

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