Paleontological Journal

Publisher: Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.

ISSN PRINT: 0031-0301
ISSN ONLINE: 1555-6174

ABOUT THIS JOURNAL

Publishing model: Hybrid

Authors will have the option to choose how their article is published.

Traditional publishing model: published articles are made available to institutions and individuals who subscribe to this journal or who pay to read specific articles. There is no charge to publish.

Open Access (OA) model: published articles are freely and permanently available online. Anyone, anywhere can read and build upon this research. If you would be interested in publishing Open Access in this journal please follow the link.

Journal Metrics

Usage
  • 25522Downloads 2020
    Springer measures the usage on the SpringerLink platform according to the COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources) standards.
  • 43 Usage Factor 2019/2020
    The Springer Journal Usage Factor 2019/2020 was calculated as suggested by the COUNTER Code of Practice for Usage Factors. It is the median value of the number of downloads in 2019/2020 for all articles published online in that particular journal during the same time period. The Usage Factor calculation is based on COUNTER-compliant usage data on the SpringerLink platform. (Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources) standards.

Impact
  • 0.730 Impact Factor 2020
    Journal Impact Factors are published each summer by Thomson Reuters via Journal Citation Reports ®. Impact Factors and ranking data are presented for the preceding calendar year.
  • 0.72Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2020
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.
  • Q3Quartile: Paleontology 2020
    The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.
  • 0.42 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2020
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.
  • 29H-Index 2020
    A journal has an H index of h if it published h papers each of which has been cited in other journals at least h times. Calculations are based on Scopus.

SCOPE

Paleontological Journal  is a journal that publishes original work on the anatomy, morphology, and taxonomy of fossil organisms, as well as their distribution, ecology, and origin. It also publishes studies on the evolution of organisms, ecosystems, and the biosphere and provides information on global biostratigraphy with an emphasis on Eastern Europe and Asia.

ABSTRACTING & INDEXING

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Contact the journal

Queries about submission issues, peer review process, or the status of your manuscript should be sent to the Editorial Office of Paleontological Journal: paleng@pleiadesonline.com