Editorial Prestige

Here are some resources that can help you evaluate the prestige of a book based on the publisher where it was published.

Information system developed by the Research Group on Academic Book (ÍLIA) of the CSIC.

It offers indicators of scientific publishers in the field of humanities and social sciences, with the aim of being a reference and not a definitive value, in the evaluation processes. The position of a publisher in the ranking can be provided as an indication of quality.

Indicators used:


Access to Scholarly Publishers Indicators (SPI)


Scholarly Publisher Indicators Expandex (SPIE) It shows the presence or absence of some 3.900 publishers in different international databases.


Bibliometric index developed by the Scientific Assessment and Scientific Communication Group (EC3).

It measures the impact of scientific book publishers in the humanities and social sciences up to 2012. It takes into account citations from books published by professors and researchers at Spanish public universities indexed in Google Scholar.

Access to Publisher Scholar Metric

Last update: 02 / 02 / 2022