Here in this post, apart from He Impact Factor, I have tried to compile all the necessary information a research scholar would seek before publishing an article in the journal.
About Heliyon journal
Heliyon is an all-science, open-access journal part of the Cell Press family. Any paper reporting scientifically accurate and valuable research, which adheres to accepted ethical and scientific publishing standards, will be considered for publication.
Heliyon Impact Factor
Impact Factor (IF) or often called journal impact factor (JIF) is an index provided by an analytics company named Clarivate. The impact factor is calculated by dividing the number of times the articles are cited in the last two years by the total number of publications in those two years.
- Total Citations in 2020 and 2021 = 500
- Total Number of Publications in 2020 and 2021 = 100
- Impact Factor of the Journal in 2022 = 500/100 = 5
Heliyon Impact Factor (2017-2022)
- Heliyon Impact Factor 2017 – NA
- Heliyon Impact Factor 2018 – NA
- Heliyon Impact Factor 2019 – NA
- Heliyon Impact Factor 2020 – NA
- Heliyon Impact Factor 2021 – 3.776 (updated 29 June 2022)
Sustainable Factor 2022
The h index is a metric for evaluating the cumulative impact of an author’s scholarly output and performance; measures quantity with quality by comparing publications to citations.
The h index of Journal is Haliyon 46, which means among all the published articles in this journal, 46 of these publications have received at least 46 citations each.
Heliyon Journal Metrics
CiteScore (CS) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2018||1.673|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2019||1.944|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2020||2.806|
|Cites / Doc. (3 years)||2021||3.963|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2018||1.648|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2019||1.917|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2020||2.812|
|Cites / Doc. (2 years)||2021||3.918|
Heliyon SCImago Rank
The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) indicator is a measure of the 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 the citations come from.
|Year||SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)|
Heliyon Editorial Board Members
- Chief Editor | Christian Schulz
- Senior Scientific Editor | Pinak Chincholkar
- Other Editorial Members
Heliyon Publication Fee
Heliyon is an open-access journal. The publication fee for Heliyon is £1,560, €1,740, $1,950.
Heliyon Review Time
Heliyon prioritizes rapid publication and uses single-blind peer review, which is standard across Cell Press journals.
|Review time||9.28 Weeks|
|Publication time||1.71 Weeks|
Heliyon Reference Style
There are no strict requirements on reference formatting at submission.
Reference to a journal publication:
 J.A. Downs, N.F. Lowndes, S.P. Jackson, A role for Saccharomyces cerevisiae histone H2A in DNA repair, Nature. 408 (2000) 1001–1004.
Reference to a book:
 H. Machner, Einführung in die Kern- und Elementarteilchenphysik, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005.
Reference to a website:
 T. Hale, 110-Year-Old Lobster Is Saved From A Restaurant, Dies Shortly After, IFLScience. (2016). https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/110yearold-lobster-is-saved-from-a-restaurant-dies-shortly-after/ (accessed October 30, 2018).
Heliyon Endnote Style
You can download Heliyon Endnote Style and Zotero Style Repository
The ISO 4 standard abbreviation for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes of Heliyon journal is “Heliyon.“
Heliyon Acceptance Rate
The acceptance rate is the ratio of the number of articles submitted to the number of articles published in the same year. The acceptance rate of Heliyon is 37%.
Heliyon Indexed in
Science is indexed in UGC CARE, Scopus, ESCI, DOAJ, PubMed. journal ranking