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This guide will help you make the most of the resources the ANU Library has to offer in the field of Biology.

High impact journals

The following list of journals are those with the highest journal impact factor* in the Biology category in the 2022 edition of Journal Citation Reports (JCR).  92 titles are listed in this category in JCR and the top 10 of these are listed below. 

Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is the average number of times articles from the journal published in the past two years have been cited in the JCR year. Note: these results are based on data from the Web of Science collection only. 

  1. Physics of life reviews 
  2. BioScience
  3. Biological reviews   
  4. PLoS Biology  
  5. Current biology
  6. Science China. Life sciences
  7. eLife 
  8. Computers in biology and medicine
  9. Biological research
  10. Quarterly review of biology 


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