Journal Profile: Communication Research

By Grace Hamburger on Feb 17, 2020
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Journal Profile Communication Research
ISSN: 0093-6502
EISSN: 1552-3810
Established: 1974
Frequency: 8 issues per year

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Publisher: SAGE Publishing

Subject Area: Media & Communications

Overview: Communication Research (CR), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, has provided researchers and practitioners with the most up-to-date, comprehensive and important research on communication and its related fields. It publishes articles that explore the processes, antecedents, and consequences of communication in a broad range of societal systems. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).”

Editors: Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick (The Ohio State University, USA) and Jennifer Gibbs (University of California - Santa Barbara, USA)

Impact Factor: 3.087

Abstracted/Indexed In: Academic Search – Premier; Academic Search Elite; Business Source Premier; CRN: Business & Industry; Clarivate Analytics: Current Contents - Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences; Clarivate Analytics: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI); ComAbstracts; ComIndex; CommSearch – Ebsco; CommSearch Full Text – Ebsco; Corporate ResourceNET – Ebsco; Current Citations Express; EBSCO: Business Source - Main Edition; EBSCO: Business Source Elite; EBSCO: Communication Abstracts; EBSCO: Human Resources Abstracts; EBSCO: Humanities International Complete; EBSCO: Political Science Complete; EBSCO: Violence & Abuse Abstracts; ERIC (Education Resources Information Center); ERIC Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE);; Family & Society Studies Worldwide (NISC); Family Index Database; Film Literature Index; Gale: Diversity Studies Collection; Humanities Source; ISI Basic Social Sciences Index; MLA International Bibliography; MasterFILE – Ebsco; NISC; OmniFile: Full Text Mega Edition (H.W. Wilson); Political Science Abstracts; ProQuest: Applied Social Science Index & Abstracts (ASSIA); ProQuest: CSA Sociological Abstracts; ProQuest: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS); ProQuest: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA); PsycINFO; PsycLIT; Psychological Abstracts; SafetyLit; Scopus; Social SciSearch; Social Science Source; Social Sciences Index Full Text; Social Services Abstracts; Standard Periodical Directory (SPD); TOPICsearch – Ebsco; Translation Studies Abstracts/Bibliography of Translation Studies; Wilson Social Sciences Index Retrospective

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