Computer Science Engineering leads the forefront of the advancement of technology. Computer Science and interdisciplinary research fields significantly produce many breakthroughs that fuel many innovations in a wide range of applications in engineering and technology. This list offers top-tier journals with high impact factor and cite score in computer science research. High-ranking journals publish highly cited papers in the state-of-the-art research and development in trending computer science research topics.
The top-ranked computer science journals are indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), SCOPUS, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ACM, among others. These international journals are rigorously peer-reviewed and support hybrid - open-access journal publications. IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, ACM, Wiley Sons, Taylor and Francis, Inderscience, and IOS are notable high-quality article publishers in computer science subjects.
The emergence of interdisciplinary research areas such as computer science - digital health and medical informatics, computer science - management information systems are some of the key research areas under tremendous development. This section lists the top peer-reviewed journals available for computer science and interdisciplinary research. It covers a wide range of journals under various research scopes. These journals are categorized as SCIE and SCOPUS indexed journals along with the impact factor and cite score.
This list covers the computer science subject areas that specialized in machine learning, artificial intelligence, data mining. cloud computing, edge computing, fog computing, , internet of things (IoT), cybersecurity, blockchain technology, wireless networks, digital forensics, vehicular technology, pattern matching and machine vision, wireless security and cryptography, software-defined networks, computational intelligence, and optimizations, to name a few.
Scopus is the largest indexing and abstract database published by Elsevier in 2004. It is a multidisciplinary database containing peer-reviewed literature, including scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings, with tools to track, analyze, and visualize research. It is designed to serve as information with past and present articles needs of researchers and an overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and many others. Scopus covers multiple research fields, including life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, health sciences, and humanities. It provides high-quality journals with h-Index, CiteScore, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank), and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper).https://www.scopus.com
Web of Science is a unifying research tool that provides multiple databases to users for acquiring, analyzing, and disseminating database information promptly. It determines and accepts contents based on impact, influence, timeliness, peer review, and geographic representation. Web of science is one of the largest and most reputable global citation databases that employs various search and analysis capabilities and provides comprehensive citation data for many different academic disciplines.
First, Science Citation Index (SCI) is a citation indexing originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information, enhances the capability to search for results in various disciplines. Then, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) is the expanded coverage of SCI. It covers a wide range of journals across multiple disciplines.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a comprehensive resource, a product of Clarivate Analytics published as a part of the Science Citation Index. It allows evaluating and provides information about all areas of science, technology, and academic journals, including impact factors and rankings of many journals based on millions of citations.
The Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) is a new database published in 2015, extends the scope of publications in the Web of Science to include high-quality, peer-reviewed publications.
The Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) is a multidisciplinary commercial citation index that covers academic journals across various disciplines and provides database records of social sciences.
ACM is the leading global source for scientific information produced by Association for Computing Machinery comprises a collection of full-text articles such as ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and many other bibliographic records in the field of computing and technology.https://www.acm.org/publications/digital-library
Inspec database published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology is a bibliographic database that provides the world’s quality research literature in the physics and engineering field with wide coverage topics. These topics include academics such as electrical and electronics engineering, computing, information technology, and many others and industry. It is a trusted source that provides data from journals, conferences, and other sources, including books, reports, dissertations and videos, and peer-reviewed scientific content for over 50 years.https://www.ebsco.com/products/research-databases/inspec
DBLP, the Digital Bibliography and Library Project, is a computer science bibliography website originally created by the University of Trier. It aims to support computer science researchers by providing open bibliographic information on major computer science journals containing 2,722,212 computer science publications with additional information about the authors and conferences, journals, or books published and proceedings. DBLP also provides high-quality bibliographic meta-data and links to researchers for accessing the database.https://dblp.org
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a community-curated list of open access journals that contains 16,500 peer-reviewed open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts, and humanities. All data in DOAJ are freely available, and it is maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access and accepts journals from all languages and all countries for indexing.https://doaj.org
Google Scholar index launched in 2004, contains peer-reviewed online journals and many nonpeer-reviewed publications. It is a massive, freely accessible academic search engine that indexes full text or meta-data of scholarly literature across various disciplines and many sources. It provides books, thesis, research papers, conference papers, and many others. It offers a highly accessible and easy-to-use research tool to students and researchers because it is a solid entrant into scholarly research.https://scholar.google.com
Academic Search is a monthly indexing service that includes rigorous curation and indexing of open access (OA) journals published in 1997. It publishes in the format of academic journals, magazines, newspapers, and many others.https://www.ebsco.com/products/research-databases/academic-search-complete
PubMed is a free resource standard database developed by National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It is used in the healthcare profession and is maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). PubMed is user-friendly provides full-text articles and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. It also provides advanced research, including filtering and special queries and links to related articles.https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
ANVUR is the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research Systems. The abbreviated form of ANVUR isAgenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca and it established in 2006. The main objective of ANVUR is to improve the meritocracy in Italian academic Research.https://www.anvur.it/en/homepage
The Bibliometric Research Indicator (BFI) indexes an overview of research production from research publications. It comprises two lists of publication channels. The BFI list of series contains journals, book series, and conference series. The BFI list of publishers, which contains publishers. BFI list maintained by The Ministry of Higher Education and Science and The University Library of Southern Denmark.
Stanford Libraries initiated CLOCKSS in 1999. It employs a unique approach as a collaboration of the world’s leading academic publishers and research libraries, which provides the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly content. CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) has been designated as trustworthy, and it preserves scholarly publications as long-term in original format.https://clockss.org
CNKI is China National Knowledge Infrastructure; initially, it has started to develop online databases in 1999. It is a key national research and information publishing institution in China, led by Tsinghua University, and supported by PRC Ministry of Education, PRC Ministry of Science, Propaganda Department of the Chinese Communist Party, and PRC General Administration of Press and Publication. CNKI has built a comprehensive China Integrated Knowledge Resources System, including journals, doctoral dissertations, masters' theses, newspapers, yearbooks, and ebooks. It has become the largest and mostly-used academic online library in China.https://oversea.cnki.net/index
China National Publications Import and Export (Group) Co., Ltd. (CNPIEC) is a large state-owned cultural enterprise established in 1949. Now, CNPIEC is the leader of business in China, and its core business includes import & export of publications, publication exhibitions, overseas publishing, and digital business.http://en.cnpubg.com/portal/article/index/id/102/cid/4.html
Current Contents - Social & Behavioral Sciences indexes peer-reviewed journal publishes original articles in the area of recent developments in the behavioral sciences. It is a multidisciplinary current awareness resource that provides scholarly journals that easily access complete tables of contents, bibliographic information, and abstracts from most recently published leading journals. It covers psychology, Neurocognitive sciences, Experimental and clinical neurosciences and genetics, methodological, computational, and translational advances, and many others.https://clarivate.com/webofsciencegroup/solutions/webofscience-current-contents-connect
Current Contents is a rapid alerting service database that provides significant journals on all aspects of engineering, computing and technology from recently published journals. It is multidisciplinary and developed by clarivate Analytics provides abstracts and bibliographic information from leading journals of Engineering, Computing and Technology.https://clarivate.com/webofsciencegroup/solutions/webofscience-current-contents-connect
Dimensions is an integrated database that allows researchers to search and analyze the research articles, books, chapters, awarded grants, policy documents, publications, and many others. It incorporates metrics such as Field Citation Ratio and the Relative Citation Ratio to demonstrate the impact, attention, and influence of an article on research among the academic and wider community.https://www.dimensions.ai
EBSCO is an intuitive online free database that provides a quality database of e-journals, magazines, e-books, and discovery services to libraries of all kinds. It has reliable peer-reviewed content citation assistance and allows searches of a portfolio of journals and magazines.https://www.ebsco.com
EI Compendex, COMPuterized ENgineering inDEX is an engineering bibliographic database published by Elsevier. It provides truly holistic and world’s significant engineering and technology literature across 190 engineering disciplines. Topics include civil, electrical, electronics, control engineering, nuclear and aerospace engineering and robotics, and many others. It indexes the global view of peer-reviewed and indexed publications of engineering materials.https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/engineering-village/content/compendex
The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) was initially established by European Science Foundation. It provides an academic journal index in humanities and social sciences (SSH). The main aim of ERIH is to increase the visibility and availability of SSH.https://kanalregister.hkdir.no/publiseringskanaler/erihplus
The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) has one of the National Research and Development Agencies maintained by Japan science and technology. It provides recent trends on open science to open access to research publications and research data management. JST collects and organizes the information of research articles, literature, researchers, and many others to develop the infrastructure for accessing the information.https://www.jst.go.jp/EN
Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series database contains data such as scientific journals, series, and publishers from Norway and abroad. The register is operated between the National Board of Scholarly Publishing (NPU) and the Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills on behalf of The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. This register has approved scientific publications has some points.https://kanalregister.hkdir.no/publiseringskanaler/BrukerLoggpa.action?request_locale=en
WorldCat Discovery enables users to easily discover resources in electronic, digital, and physical in their libraries and libraries worldwide through WorldCat and authoritative e-content collections. WorldCat Discovery service increases the users' visibility through OCLC/Gale partnership.https://www.oclc.org/en/worldcat-discovery.html
PhilPapers is an open-access database maintained by the community of philosophers. It has a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. Users monitor research content sources of philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives maintained by academics using advanced trawling techniques and large-scale crowdsourcing techniques.https://philpapers.org
Portico is an online service of a secure, web-based, fully-hosted application suite that has been customized to client requirements. It preserves e-journals, e-books, digital collections, and many others. Portico provides digital preservation services of electronic journals, books, and other content for researchers, scholars, and students in the future.https://www.portico.org
ProQuest is a comprehensive database index with arts, humanities, and social sciences. It is a user-friendly platform that works with publishers, delivers a variety of content and serves a wide range of users, supports all forms of teaching and learning, and helps libraries meet their budget goals.https://www.proquest.com
SCImago is a freely accessible portal that provides journal and country scientific indicators derived from Elsevier's Scopus database to assess and analyze scientific domains. It has measured the scholarly journals accounts for the number of citations received by a journal and the journals’ importance, and it has covered a wide range of scientific and social science subjects.https://www.scimagojr.com
TDNet Discovery service enables users as easy-to-use library collections and services from anywhere and from any device. This TDNet Discover indexes subscribed and open-source content as library and information centers’ proprietary content. It has enhanced with TDNet mega-index of articles’ metadata from many multi-level journals and over several publishers.https://tdnet.io/services/discovery
The IEEE Xplore digital library is a top leading research database that provides articles from scientific and technical content and research journals, conference papers, ebooks, and many others. It is a powerful search tool for finding the most relevant research and delivers the information based on organization, users, researchers' needs. IEEE Xplore contains several peer-reviewed journals, global conferences, more than 11,000 technical standards, ebooks, and over 500 online courses. It provides highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics, and also every month, IEEE Xplore added several new documents.https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp
ScienceDirect is a full-text database published by Elsevier, provides peer-reviewed journals, articles, and book chapters. It is a large bibliographic database that contains the world’s largest collection of full-text and bibliographic information on science, technology, and medicine. ScienceDirect utilizes natural language searching for accessing librarians and researchers in the health sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, social engineering, and many others, and its depth and breadth of information facilitates interdisciplinary research and scholarship.https://www.sciencedirect.com
SpringerLink is an online platform that contains scientific, technological, and medical journals, books, conference proceedings, and reference works. It is the second-largest publisher established by Springer Nature and covers various disciplines in science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. SpringerLink is a user-friendly platform because it provides easy and quick access to libraries and researchers to get the information.https://link.springer.com
The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital library is a comprehensive database that contains articles, bibliographic information, journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, and books. It is a research discovery platform containing a richly interlinked set of connections among authors, works, institutions, and specialized communities.https://dl.acm.org
Wiley Online Library is a Full-text searchable database that contains multidisciplinary collections of online resources of eBooks and journals in the sciences, technology, medicine, and social sciences. This library delivers seamless, integrated access to numerous articles from several journals, books, and hundreds of multi-volume reference works, laboratory protocols, and databases. Wiley Online provides good-quality journal articles and eBooks with a wide coverage of topics. These topics include Arts, Education, Psychology, Social Sciences, sciences, and many others.https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Taylor & Francis Online offers access to high-quality, cross-disciplinary journals, including science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine, and Healthcare. Initially, it was originated by England and published academic journals and books with cutting-edge theoretical and applied Science, Technology, and Medicine content from Taylor & Francis. Journals on this platform support open access and more traditional subscription routes to publication.https://www.tandfonline.com
Hindawi Limited, founded in 1997, is a for-profit publisher of peer-reviewed scientific journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines in science, technology, medicine, and social science. It is an open-access publisher that provides high-standard journals of Hindawi and an expansive portfolio of academic research journals across all areas of science and medicine.https://www.hindawi.com
Emerald Publishing Limited is a leading digital research platform that provides academic journals and books in management, business, education, library studies, health care, and engineering. It delivers high-quality, impactful journals books and provides access to the ‘Business, Management & Strategy’ and ‘Accounting, Finance & Economics’ collections, including 141 journals.https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/explore-our-content/journals