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Research Guides

Educational Psychology


  • Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 
    Journal Citation Reports (JCR) allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. It is the only source of citation data on journals and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.

    JCR is published annually around late June or early July (e.g. 2012 data will be released June/July 2013).

    JCR Social Sciences Edition contains data on more than 2,600 journals in the social sciences (including Education & Educational Research and Special Education; as well as sub-areas of Psychology: Applied, Biological, Clinical, Developmental, Educational, Experimental, Mathematical, Multidisciplinary, Psychoanalysis, and Social).

    JCR Science Edition contains data on more than 8,000 journals in science and technology (including Psychology and Neurosciences; and a general category for Behavioral Sciences).
  • TUTORIAL -- JCR Quick Tour (3 min.) 
    This YouTube tutorial provides a basic overview of the JCR database -- how to find a category of journals, ranking journals by impact factors (IF), how the IF is calculated, etc.