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Integrative and Comparative Biology (ICB), formerly American Zoologist, is one of the most highly respected and cited journals in the field of biology. The journal’s primary focus is to integrate the varying disciplines in this broad field, while maintaining the highest scientific quality. ICB’s peer-reviewed symposia provide first class syntheses of the top research in a field, perfect for classes or a quick update. ICB also publishes book reviews, reports, and special bulletins.

ICB is the official journal of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology and publishes 6 issues per year.

Join the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology and you will receive a full subscription to ICB, including print and online access, and access to the entire back archive of ICB and American Zoologist!

One of the largest and most prestigious professional associations of its kind, the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) seeks to integrate the many fields of specialization which occur in the broad field of biology. The SICB is organized around eleven divisions, each relevant to a major segment of biology. The Society is dedicated to promoting the pursuit and public dissemination of important information relating to biology. Research is presented in numerous symposia during the SICB Annual Meeting, as well as in the publication of Integrative and Comparative Biology (ICB). The SICB takes pride in the fact that one of the Society's focal points is to support its student members, and that the organization is fundamentally committed to the advancement and development of the field of biology through its members.

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YearImpact FactorSi: Zoology
20152.95711 out of 160
20142.92910 out of 153
20132.9699 out of 152
20123.0238 out of 149
20112.44715 out of 146
20102.6269 out of 145
20091.97918 out of 127
20082.7409 out of 125
20072.66011 out of 124
20062.4399 out of 114

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.


Integrative and Comparative Biology is covered by the following major indexing services:

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
Biological Abstracts
BIOSIS Previews
CAB Abstracts
Chemical Abstracts
CSA Animal Behavior Abstracts
Current Contents® /Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences
Ecology Abstracts
General Science Index
Global Health
Journal Citation Reports /Science Edition
Keyword Index of Wildlife Research
Plant Genetic Resources Abstracts
Review of Agricultural Entomology
Science Citation Index Expanded
Wildlife Review
Zoological Record