2012 has been a hugely successful year for Ecology and Evolution and is ending on a high with the news that the journal has been accepted for indexing by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) in Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, the Journal Citation Report, and Science Citation Index Expanded with coverage to begin from volume 1 issue 1. Ecology and Evolution should receive its first Impact Factor in 2013. We are delighted with this result as it reflects the growth and increased visibility of the journal in its field and the hard work and support given by our Editorial Board and in-house staff. This follows the exciting news last week of the partnership with the British Ecological Society (BES) which has brought the number of high profile journals supporting the open access title to 16. Eleven of these partner titles are ranked in the top 20 ecology journals by ISI.
To support and drive the further growth of Ecology and Evolution, we are also expanding its editorial expertise with the appointment of new editor Dr Andrew Beckerman, from the University of Sheffield, UK, who joins Allen Moore, from the University of Georgia, USA, in leading the journal.
The journal has been extremely well supported by the communities it serves and we are very grateful to the large number of scientists who have chosen to publish in the journal since its launch in September 2011.
Please visit the journal’s website www.ecolevol.org for further information and future updates.