پایگاه استنادی علوم جهان اسلام
عنوان مقاله [English]
Over the past decades, a number of measures for determining the impact of scientific journals were introduced and utilized. The number of citations and Impact Factor value are the indicators have been applied a lot in this area and are of a high reputation in scientometrics. In addition to these indicators, some apt indicators have been introduced to measure the impact of publications which "Eigenfactor" and "Article Influence" are the newest ones. Eigenfactor is a measure of importance and prestige of a journal in scientific community and Article Influence is a measure of average impact of an article among other articles in a journal. The main discussion in present study was on Eigenfactor which besides presenting an introduction and an explanation to this factor, its features and characteristics and its differences with Impact Factor and its calculation method have been explained in detail. Considering the fact that calculating "Article Influence" requires the value of Eigenfactor, this indicator has been shortly explained as well.