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Journal History

2012 The inaugural issue is released, and Antibiotics is published as a quarterly journal.
2015 The journal Twitter account is established.
2016 Antibiotics is indexed by Scopus (Elsevier), PubMed (NLM), and Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI, Web of Science). Full-text papers are archived in the US National Library of Medicine's (NLM) PubMed Central (PMC).
2017 Antibiotics launches its first edition of Travel Awards.
2018 Indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE – Web of Science) and BIOSIS Previews (Web of Science).
2019 Antibiotics received the first Impact Factor of 2.921. The journal ranks 40/89 (Q2) in the "Infectious Diseases" category and 109/267 (Q2) in the 'Pharmacology & Pharmacy' category.
Antibiotics established 13 topic sections.
Antibiotics started the Topic Board.
2020 Antibiotics received an Impact Factor of 3.893. The journal ranks 23/93 (Q1) in 'Infectious Diseases' and 64/270 (Q1) in 'Pharmacology & Pharmacy'.
Antibiotics adopted a monthly publication schedule.
Antibiotics started the Reviewer Board.
Antibiotics announced the first edition of three awards: Best Paper Award, Reviewer Award and Young Investigator Award.
2021 The year 2021 marks the 10th Anniversary of Antibiotics
Antibiotics received an Impact Factor of 4.639. The journal ranks 26/92 (Q2) in the 'Infectious Diseases' category and 75/275 (Q2) in the "Pharmacology & Pharmacy" category.


2012-2019 Founding Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Christopher C. Butler
2019- Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Nicholas Dixon
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