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International Journal of Ophthalmologyopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherPress of International Journal of Ophthalmology
Publication typeJournals
ISSN16725123, 22223959
Scope International Journal of Ophthalmology(IJO) is an international ophthalmological academic publication and a peer-reviewed periodical (ISSN 1672-5123). This journal is sponsored by Xi’an Medical Association, China and obtains guidance and support from WHO and ICO/IFOS. IJO is a Chinese-English mixed publication and it accepts contributions in English or Chinese from all over the world. It includes mainly original research articles and short research communications, both basic and clinical papers. It has been internationalized both in editorial committee and in contributions and has been indexed by "Chemical Abstracts" of America, "Abstract Journal" of Russia. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.


The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.181
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.136
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.218
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.071
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.036
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.236
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.501
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.915
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.337
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.181
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.136
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.035
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.036
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.305
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.626
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.311
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.420
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.181
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.136
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.241
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.033
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.061
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.433
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.961
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.368
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.304
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites200611
Self Cites200712
Self Cites200835
Self Cites200919
Self Cites20105
Self Cites20116
Self Cites201219
Self Cites201319
Self Cites20144
Self Cites201541
Self Cites201650
Total Cites200617
Total Cites200735
Total Cites200891
Total Cites200946
Total Cites201024
Total Cites201130
Total Cites201248
Total Cites2013245
Total Cites2014428
Total Cites2015586
Total Cites2016700
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20060.064
External Cites per document20070.089
External Cites per document20080.134
External Cites per document20090.045
External Cites per document20100.027
External Cites per document20110.028
External Cites per document20120.032
External Cites per document20130.281
External Cites per document20140.620
External Cites per document20151.219
External Cites per document20161.318
Cites per document20060.181
Cites per document20070.136
Cites per document20080.218
Cites per document20090.077
Cites per document20100.035
Cites per document20110.036
Cites per document20120.053
Cites per document20130.305
Cites per document20140.626
Cites per document20151.311
Cites per document20161.420
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents201317
Non-citable documents201431
Non-citable documents201538
Non-citable documents201647
Citable documents200694
Citable documents2007258
Citable documents2008417
Citable documents2009594
Citable documents2010691
Citable documents2011845
Citable documents2012902
Citable documents2013803
Citable documents2014684
Citable documents2015447
Citable documents2016493
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents200677
Uncited documents2007230
Uncited documents2008350
Uncited documents2009556
Uncited documents2010671
Uncited documents2011820
Uncited documents2012865
Uncited documents2013660
Uncited documents2014480
Uncited documents2015201
Uncited documents2016229
Cited documents200617
Cited documents200728
Cited documents200868
Cited documents200940
Cited documents201022
Cited documents201126
Cited documents201241
Cited documents2013160
Cited documents2014235
Cited documents2015284
Cited documents2016311
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