Author: Ignacio Aguaded – Translation: Erika-Lucia Gonzalez-Carrion

REDIB (Ibero-American Network of Innovation and Scientific Knowledge) ( is a platform for the aggregation of scientific and academic content in electronic format in the Ibero-American area. Currently (2019-06-20) has in its database with 2,839 scientific journals from 34 countries around the world especially Latin America and Europe, hosting 1,035 institutions, endorsed by the CSIC (Higher Council of Scientific Research) Spain, Universia and Plan E (Spain). Among its most outstanding products, the portal stands out with almost 3,000 journals analyzed:, offering each of them detailed information:

Since a year ago REDIB also offers a selection, among the 3,000 titles of the portal, of the 1,000 best journals, indexed in the Web of Science (WoS), with a five-year citation period ( 2IJGdkY) that allows us to access the most comprehensive global product (of all areas) in Latin America, starting from the impact on a prestigious base like WoS, with a wide range of citation (a five-year period). The product already has an accumulated impact of 2017 and 2018 (published in 2018 and 2019 respectively). Among its competitors, Dialnet Metricas only hosts three knowledge areas (2018) and Google Scholar offers only a list of the 100 best journals in Spanish in all areas, based on the H5 of its database and fed without distinction with sources Academics very different in quality (communications, books and chapters, academic journals of all kinds …).

Among the 1,001 journals indexed in this selective ranking, ‘Comunicar’ has positioned itself for the second consecutive year (the two that have published this index) as the first and best magazine with the first position in all of Latin America and in all areas: http: //

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