Journal level metrics can be used to identify quality academic journals in your research field. Like other impact measurements journal impact has its limitations:
Quantitative measures of impact are often used in the Sciences, Medicine and Social Sciences but are not a useful measure of quality for Arts and Humanities journals.
Clarivate Analytics do not publish journal citation reports in the arts and humanities, so no impact factors are available for journals in these disciplines. However inclusion of a journal in this list is widely regarded as an indication that the journal is of the highest standard.
Clarivate Analytics Social Science Citation Index
For Australian journals in the humanities and social sciences, inclusion in this list is widely regarded as an indication that the journal is of a high standard.
Expert Panels review and rank journals proposed by the various ESF Member Organisations as well as by editors and publishers. 14 disciplines are covered: Anthropology, Archeology, Art Architectural and Design History, Classical studies, Gender Studies, History, History and Philosophy of Science, Linguistics, Literature, Musicology, Pedagological and Educational Research, Philosophy, Psychology, Religious Studies.
As journal ranking information is limited for humanities journals alternative metrics may need to be found. One such metric is the rejection rate for a publication. -- In the MLA Directory click on Search and then Directory of Periodicals. Next enter a journal and Search button. If found, click on the journal title to bring up the full Directory entry. The difference between Articles Submitted Per Year and Articles Published Per Year gives the rejection rate.
ABDC Journal Ratings List
The Australian Business Deans Council rankings for journals business, economics and law. Ranking relies on citation metrics, other reputable journal quality lists and discipline experts. Journals are ranked in A, B or C categories.
An analytical tool from Clarivate Analytics offering data for ranking scientists, institutions, countries and journals.
With Essential Science Indicators, you can:
Journals in the Science Citation Index are typically high impact titles in many of the science disciplines.