About the Journal
Published since 1937, Public Opinion Quarterly is among the most frequently cited journals of its kind. Such interdisciplinary leadership benefits academicians and all social science researchers by providing a trusted source for a wide range of high quality research. POQ selectively publishes important theoretical contributions to opinion and communication research, analyses of current public opinion, and investigations of methodological issues involved in survey validity—including questionnaire construction, interviewing and interviewers, sampling strategy, and mode of administration. The theoretical and methodological advances detailed in pages of POQ ensure its importance as a research resource.
This journal is indexed by America: History and Life , Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences , Combined Retrospective Index Sets (CRIS) , Historical Abstracts , International Political Science Abstracts , Peace Research Abstracts , Political Science Abstracts (PSA) , Public Affairs Information Services , Social Sciences Index, Sociological Abstracts , United States Political Science Documents , and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts .
IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING
|Year||Impact Factor||Ssi: Communication||Ssi: Political Science||Ssi: Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary|
|2014||1.775||10 out of 76||23 out of 161||14 out of 95|
|2013||2.033||5 out of 74||10 out of 156||6 out of 92|
|2012||1.522||14 out of 72||23 out of 157||8 out of 92|
|2011||2.247||4 out of 72||3 out of 148||5 out of 89|
|2010||1.933||4 out of 67||7 out of 139||7 out of 83|
|2009||1.588||6 out of 54||13 out of 112||8 out of 68|
|2008||1.972||3 out of 45||6 out of 99||3 out of 61|
|2007||2.030||1 out of 45||4 out of 93||2 out of 57|
|2006||1.550||2 out of 44||6 out of 85||4 out of 58|
This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Social Science Citation Index by ISI.