Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Distance Education

CountryUnited Kingdom
33
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Education
E-learning
PublisherCarfax Publishing Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN01587919, 14750198
Coverage2005-ongoing
Scope Distance Education is a peer-reviewed international journal. It publishes research and scholarly material in the fields of distance, open and flexible education. Distance Education was one of the first journals published to focus exclusively on this area of educational practice and today it remains a primary source of original and scholarly work in the field for practitioners, teachers and students. Distance Education is owned by the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia, Inc. All papers are reviewed by members of the Editorial Board with expertise in the areas(s) represented by a paper, and/or invited reviewers with special competence in the area(s) covered. The Editors reserve the right to make minor alterations to all papers that are accepted for publication. (source)
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Education2006Q1
Education2007Q2
Education2008Q1
Education2009Q1
Education2010Q1
Education2011Q1
Education2012Q1
Education2013Q1
Education2014Q1
Education2015Q1
Education2016Q1
E-learning2006Q1
E-learning2007Q2
E-learning2008Q1
E-learning2009Q1
E-learning2010Q1
E-learning2011Q1
E-learning2012Q1
E-learning2013Q1
E-learning2014Q1
E-learning2015Q1
E-learning2016Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20060.594
20070.329
20081.053
20091.093
20100.728
20111.174
20120.660
20130.750
20141.012
20151.447
20161.001
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)20061.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.381
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.232
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.644
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.363
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.582
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.584
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.016
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.154
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.593
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.846
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.526
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.356
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.653
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.381
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.878
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.196
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.816
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.325
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.962
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.766
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.140
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites200611
Self Cites20078
Self Cites200818
Self Cites200920
Self Cites20105
Self Cites20119
Self Cites201214
Self Cites20135
Self Cites201414
Self Cites201518
Self Cites201619
Total Cites200624
Total Cites200758
Total Cites2008130
Total Cites2009187
Total Cites2010140
Total Cites2011153
Total Cites2012120
Total Cites2013154
Total Cites2014197
Total Cites2015245
Total Cites2016199
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20060.650
External Cites per document20071.190
External Cites per document20081.836
External Cites per document20092.694
External Cites per document20102.077
External Cites per document20112.441
External Cites per document20121.631
External Cites per document20132.258
External Cites per document20142.346
External Cites per document20153.110
External Cites per document20162.400
Cites per document20061.200
Cites per document20071.381
Cites per document20082.131
Cites per document20093.016
Cites per document20102.154
Cites per document20112.593
Cites per document20121.846
Cites per document20132.333
Cites per document20142.526
Cites per document20153.356
Cites per document20162.653
% 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
200612.50
200727.27
200833.33
200914.29
201013.33
201120.00
201210.34
20137.14
201414.29
201515.63
201622.22
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents20109
Non-citable documents201123
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201323
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201613
Citable documents200620
Citable documents200742
Citable documents200861
Citable documents200962
Citable documents201065
Citable documents201159
Citable documents201265
Citable documents201366
Citable documents201478
Citable documents201573
Citable documents201675
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20068
Uncited documents200719
Uncited documents200826
Uncited documents200916
Uncited documents201028
Uncited documents201134
Uncited documents201242
Uncited documents201339
Uncited documents201434
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201634
Cited documents200615
Cited documents200728
Cited documents200843
Cited documents200954
Cited documents201046
Cited documents201148
Cited documents201246
Cited documents201350
Cited documents201453
Cited documents201565
Cited documents201654
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