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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Library and Information Sciences
PublisherCentro de Informacion y Documentacion Cientifica
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1997, 1999-2002, 2004-2013, 2015-ongoing
Scope Cybermetrics is both an Electronic-only Journal and a Virtual Forum (The Journal) devoted to the study of the quantitative analysis of scholarly and scientific communications in the Internet. It is open to world-wide researchers to publish and discuss their findings. Internet offers them new and increased capabilities to distribute their results to a greater audience. Cybermetrics also maintains a series of directories of electronic resources (The Source), including secondary archives of interesting web papers in pdf format. The aim is to provide a reference tool to those researchers involved in the quantitative description and analysis of the Internet as a scholarly communication tool. (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.

Library and Information Sciences1998Q1
Library and Information Sciences1999Q1
Library and Information Sciences2000Q1
Library and Information Sciences2001Q1
Library and Information Sciences2002Q1
Library and Information Sciences2003Q1
Library and Information Sciences2004Q1
Library and Information Sciences2005Q2
Library and Information Sciences2006Q4
Library and Information Sciences2007Q3
Library and Information Sciences2008Q1
Library and Information Sciences2009Q1
Library and Information Sciences2010Q2
Library and Information Sciences2011Q3
Library and Information Sciences2012Q3
Library and Information Sciences2013Q2
Library and Information Sciences2014Q1
Library and Information Sciences2015Q1
Library and Information Sciences2016Q1

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)19996.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20015.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.800
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.222
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.462
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19996.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20014.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20033.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.875
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.273
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19996.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20014.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20033.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201511.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
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 Cites19990
Self Cites20002
Self Cites20014
Self Cites20023
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20041
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Total Cites19996
Total Cites20007
Total Cites200129
Total Cites200226
Total Cites200325
Total Cites200413
Total Cites20054
Total Cites20063
Total Cites200718
Total Cites200830
Total Cites200921
Total Cites201014
Total Cites20115
Total Cites20124
Total Cites20135
Total Cites20148
Total Cites201513
Total Cites201611
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 document19996.000
External Cites per document20001.667
External Cites per document20014.167
External Cites per document20022.875
External Cites per document20033.125
External Cites per document20043.000
External Cites per document20051.000
External Cites per document20060.600
External Cites per document20071.417
External Cites per document20081.875
External Cites per document20091.400
External Cites per document20101.273
External Cites per document20110.714
External Cites per document20120.667
External Cites per document20130.714
External Cites per document20141.333
External Cites per document20152.600
External Cites per document20165.500
Cites per document19996.000
Cites per document20002.333
Cites per document20014.833
Cites per document20023.250
Cites per document20033.125
Cites per document20043.250
Cites per document20051.000
Cites per document20060.600
Cites per document20071.500
Cites per document20081.875
Cites per document20091.400
Cites per document20101.273
Cites per document20110.714
Cites per document20120.667
Cites per document20130.714
Cites per document20141.333
Cites per document20152.600
Cites per document20165.500
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20076
Non-citable documents20086
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Citable documents19991
Citable documents20003
Citable documents20016
Citable documents20028
Citable documents20038
Citable documents20044
Citable documents20054
Citable documents20065
Citable documents200712
Citable documents200816
Citable documents200915
Citable documents201011
Citable documents20117
Citable documents20126
Citable documents20137
Citable documents20146
Citable documents20155
Citable documents20162
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 documents19990
Uncited documents20000
Uncited documents20010
Uncited documents20021
Uncited documents20034
Uncited documents20041
Uncited documents20052
Uncited documents20063
Uncited documents200710
Uncited documents200811
Uncited documents200912
Uncited documents20105
Uncited documents20114
Uncited documents20123
Uncited documents20134
Uncited documents20141
Uncited documents20153
Uncited documents20161
Cited documents19991
Cited documents20003
Cited documents20016
Cited documents20027
Cited documents20034
Cited documents20043
Cited documents20052
Cited documents20062
Cited documents20078
Cited documents200811
Cited documents20099
Cited documents20106
Cited documents20113
Cited documents20123
Cited documents20133
Cited documents20145
Cited documents20152
Cited documents20161
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