About AJA

The quarterly American Journal of Audiology (AJA)—an online-only, international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal—has been published continuously since 1991. 

Online ISSN: 1558-9137
Print ISSN: 1059-0889

Mission

AJA publishes peer-reviewed research and other scholarly articles pertaining to clinical audiology methods and issues, and serves as an outlet for discussion of related professional and educational issues and ideas. The journal is an international outlet for research on clinical research pertaining to screening, diagnosis, management and outcomes of hearing and balance disorders as well as the etiologies and characteristics of these disorders. The clinical orientation of the journal allows for the publication of reports on audiology as implemented nationally and internationally, including novel clinical procedures, approaches, and cases. AJA seeks to advance evidence-based practice by disseminating the results of new studies as well as providing a forum for critical reviews and meta-analyses of previously published work.

Scope

The broad field of clinical audiology, including audiologic/aural rehabilitation; balance and balance disorders; cultural and linguistic diversity; detection, diagnosis, prevention, habilitation, rehabilitation, and monitoring of hearing loss; hearing aids, cochlear implants, and hearing-assistive technology; hearing disorders; lifespan perspectives on auditory function; speech perception; and tinnitus.

Impact Factor

The 2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017) Journal Impact Factor is 1.076 and the 5-year Impact Factor is 1.471. AJA ranked 20th of 25 journals in the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology category and 30th of 42 journals in the Otorhinolaryngology category in the Science Citation Index Expanded.

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