There has been vast increase in scientific discoveries wherein hormones are playing major role. There are many diseases that are being caused due to deficiency in Hormones. These research findings are being published in the form of articles by Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science. The Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science is publishing the papers related to hormones especially Steroid hormones. The articles published in the journal are subjected to peer review process prior to its acceptance. The articles received by these journals are reviewed by two to three experts within the realms of the article. Based on the decision of experts the editors may suggest the author to revise the article or they may accept directly or reject it for improving the quality. Hence, the quality of the articles is being maintained by the journals. The quality of these journals can be estimated by a term known as impact factor. Impact factor is calculated taking out the average number of citations a paper published in a particular journal receives in duration of two years. Impact factor for the new journals will be considered after two years of indexing. Impact factor for a journal in 2013 is calculated by
Impact factor in 2013=A/B.
A=number of citations for the articles published during 2011 and 2012.
B=Total number of articles published by that journal in 2011 and 2012.
The unofficial impact factor of Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science is 3.125.
Last date updated on June, 2014