Journal Rankings

You can now find a comprehensive analysis of the rankings for 29,713 journals compiled by Scimago (2016). Individual Journals can be analysed by:

  • Country or Region
  • Subject (aka Discipline)
  • Subject category (aka Field)
  • Publication type: journals, book series, conferences and proceedings, trade journals
  • Year: 2008-2015 (inclusive) 

 

Basic Journal information, such as the following, can also be found together: 

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Listed with the journal are a number of graphs (see data descriptors below), some of which are shown here:  

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

Data descriptors. Scimago provide data sortable about the following dimensions:

  • SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) indicator. It expresses the average number of weighted citations received in the selected year by the documents published in the selected journal in the three previous years, --i.e. weighted citations received in year X to documents published in the journal in years X-1, X-2 and X-3. See detailed description of SJR (PDF).
  • H Index. The h index expresses the journal's number of articles (h) that have received at least h citations. It quantifies both journal scientific productivity and scientific impact and it is also applicable to scientists, countries, etc. (see H-index wikipedia definition)
  • Total Documents. Output of the selected period. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.
  • Total Documents (3years). Published documents in the three previous years (selected year documents are excluded), i.e.when the year X is selected, then X-1, X-2 and X-3 published documents are retrieved. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.
  • Citable Documents (3 years). Number of citable documents published by a journal in the three previous years (selected year documents are excluded). Exclusively articles, reviews and conference papers are considered.
  • Non-citable Docs. (Available in the graphics). Non-citable documents ratio in the period being considered.
  • Total Cites (3years). Number of citations received in the selected year by a journal to the documents published in the three previous years, --i.e. citations received in year X to documents published in years X-1, X-2 and X-3. All types of documents are considered.
  • Cites per Document (2 years). Average citations per document in a 2 year period. It is computed considering the number of citations received by a journal in the current year to the documents published in the two previous years, --i.e. citations received in year X to documents published in years X-1 and X-2.
  • Cites per Document (3 years). Average citations per document in a 3 year period. It is computed considering the number of citations received by a journal in the current year to the documents published in the three previous years, --i.e. citations received in year X to documents published in years X-1, X-2 and X-3.
  • Cites per Document (4 years). Average citations per document in a 4 year period. It is computed considering the number of citations received by a journal in the current year to the documents published in the four previous years, --i.e. citations received in year X to documents published in years X-1, X-2, X-3 and X-4.
  • Self Cites. Number of journal's self-citations in the selected year to its own documents published in the three previous years, --i.e. self-citations in year X to documents published in years X-1, X-2 and X-3. All types of documents are considered.
  • Cited Documents. Number of documents cited at least once in the three previous years, --i.e. years X-1, X-2 and X-3
  • Uncited Documents. Number of uncited documents in the three previous years, --i.e. years X-1, X-2 and X-3Total ReferencesIt includes all the bibliographical references in a journal in the selected period.References per DocumentAverage number of references per document in the selected year.% International CollaborationDocument ratio whose affiliation includes more than one country address.
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