Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Pharmacognosy Researchopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryPharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
Drug Discovery
PublisherMedknow Publications
Publication typeJournals

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.

Drug Discovery2011Q4
Drug Discovery2012Q3
Drug Discovery2013Q2
Drug Discovery2014Q3
Drug Discovery2015Q2

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)20110.960
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.513
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.660
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.609
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.577
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.960
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.513
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.660
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.652
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.511
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.960
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.513
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.790
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.340
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 Cites20116
Self Cites201223
Self Cites201311
Self Cites20147
Self Cites201511
Total Cites201172
Total Cites2012180
Total Cites2013259
Total Cites2014218
Total Cites2015198
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 document20110.880
External Cites per document20121.319
External Cites per document20131.590
External Cites per document20141.598
External Cites per document20151.427
Cites per document20110.960
Cites per document20121.513
Cites per document20131.660
Cites per document20141.652
Cites per document20151.511
% 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 documents20114
Non-citable documents20129
Non-citable documents201311
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20153
Citable documents201175
Citable documents2012119
Citable documents2013156
Citable documents2014132
Citable documents2015131
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 documents201135
Uncited documents201245
Uncited documents201364
Uncited documents201449
Uncited documents201546
Cited documents201144
Cited documents201283
Cited documents2013103
Cited documents201490
Cited documents201588
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