SAGE and the International Cartilage Repair Society are delighted to announce that Cartilage has been accepted for indexing in Thomson Reuters.
Los Angeles, CA (March 31, 2015) SAGE and the International Cartilage Repair Society are delighted to announce that Cartilage has been accepted for indexing in Thomson Reuters and will be covered in the Journal Citation Report and Science Citation Index. Cartilage will release its first official impact factor next year.
Founded in 2010, Cartilage is an academic journal focused on the musculoskeletal system with an emphasis the topics of cartilage repair, development, function, degeneration, transplantation, and rehabilitation. The quarterly journal publishes original research on all types of cartilage including articular and spinal disc. With an area of study applicable to both cartilage researchers and practitioners, the journal seeks to encourage a cross-disciplinary discourse on the latest research findings (ICRS Members Benefits include four issues hard copy of Cartilage delivered home for free).
Editor-in-Chief Matts Brittberg commented, “We’re proud that our journal has developed into a significant resource for scientists and clinicians interested in the range of cartilaginous tissues spanning the ears to toes. We’re grateful for our contributing authors, reviewers, and SAGE for their support over the years and assistance in this great achievement.”
In addition to its Thompson Reuters coverage, Cartilage was recently accepted into PubMed central. The visibility afforded by these new platforms supports one the journal’s primary objectives: increasing cartilage repair awareness in doctors, researchers and the public.
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The International Cartilage Repair Society is a unique forum for international collaboration in cartilaginous tissue research by bringing together clinicians, clinical researchers and basic scientists, engaged or interested in the field of cartilage biology, imaging, cartilaginous tissue engineering and translational clinical approaches to treatment of cartilage pathologies. http://www.cartilage.org/
SAGE Founded 50 years ago by Sara Miller McCune to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community, SAGE publishes more than 800 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. A growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies, conference highlights and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Boston. www.sagepub.com