Next generation is basically related to a branch of bioinformatics. These are the most recent and new topics which are in talk these days. This is basically related to genetics and its effect is well known by others. The next generation journal is basically a collection of articles related to genetics and bioinformatics.
The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on July, 2014