AJO is officially indexed by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Published: 2023-12-06

On November 13, 2023, a confirmation letter reached the editorial office of Australian Journal of Otolaryngology (AJO) that the journal met the selection criteria necessary to be included in the Emerging Sources Citation Index. Articles published in AJO after 2021, beginning with Vol 4, will be included in Emerging Sources Citation Index.

The Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) is a citation index produced since 2015 by Thomson Reuters and now by Clarivate. According to the publisher, the index includes "peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields" (1). Journals in ESCI have passed an initial editorial evaluation and can continue to be considered for inclusion in products such as SCIE, SSCI, and AHCI (1). All ESCI journals are indexed according to the same data standards, including cover-to-cover indexing, cited reference indexing, subject category assignment, and indexing all authors and addresses (1).

Launched in January 2018, Australian Journal of Otolaryngology (Aust J Otolaryngol; AJO; ISSN 2616-2792) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal and the Official Journal of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgeons, published by AME Publishing Company. Australian Journal of Otolaryngology provides a forum for clinical researchers, basic scientists, clinicians, and others to publish original research and explore controversies in the medical and surgical treatment of patients with otolaryngologic disorders, including head & neck cancer and disease of the skull base. On June 26, 2021, AJO was accepted for inclusion in Scopus.

With great efforts from the Editor-in-Chief, editorial board members, authors, reviewers, and the entire editorial team, AJO has published 195 articles as of November 13th 2023, including 153 Original Articles, 17 Review Articles and 8 Case Reports. We herein would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all the contributors. No doubt we will continue to strive to publish high-quality articles and bring AJO to the forefront.


1. "ESCI Fact Sheet" (PDF). Clarivate.

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