Thomson ISI has released the 2014 Journal Citation Report (JCR), and the Impact Factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is 6.032. This is an increase on the 2013 Impact Factor, which was 5.939.

Some highlights of the 2014 Impact Factor include:

  • The CDSR is ranked 13 of the 153 journals in the Medicine, General & Internal category.
  • The CDSR received 11,932 cites in the 2014 Impact Factor period, compared with 9,859 for the 2013 Impact Factor calculation.
  • The total number of times the CDSR was cited increased from 39,856 in 2013 to 43,592 in 2014 meaning the CDSR received the 6th highest number of citations in its category
  • The 5-Year Impact Factor is 6.536.