Metrics, Indexing & Database Coverage

Articles published in Medical Education Online are indexed/tracked/covered by the following services:

National Library of Medicine's MEDLARS system, MEDLINE (2009--) and PubMed Central/PubMed (2008--).

Content relevant to psychology is indexed by PsycINFO, the American Psychological Association's index of journal articles.

The Journal and the majority of individual articles are indexed/covered by the following services:

Applied Social Sciences Indexing and Abstracting (ASSIA),

Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences,

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).


Google Scholar,

Intute Medicine including Dentistry,

Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences edition,


Open J-gate

Health Research Premium Collection,

Hospital Premium Collect,

ProQuest Central,




Social Sciences Citation Index,

Social Scisearch®,

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory.

The 2015 Impact Factor as announced by Thomson Reuter's Web of Science is 1.039. The Journal is ranked 95/230 (Q2) in Education & Education  Research.

The SJR as announced by Scimago is 0.44. The Journal is ranked in Q2 for Education and Q2 for Medicine (miscellaneous).

The bibliographic reference lists in all articles of Medical Education Online are included in the Open Citations Corpus.

Co-Action Publishing is a Supporter Publisher with Go OA, an indexing service run by the National Science Library of China, CAS. Medical Education Online is ranked with 3 stars and is listed as a "top journal" in GoOA.

Material in MEO is also further distributed by EBSCO, one of the world's largest content aggregators and research database providers.