Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Information Communication and Society

CountryUnited Kingdom
46
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
Library and Information Sciences
PublisherRoutledge
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1369118X
Coverage2005-ongoing
Scope Drawing together the most current work upon the social, economic and cultural impact of the emerging properties of the new information and communications technologies, this journal positions itself at the centre of contemporary debates about the information age. Information, Communication & Society (iCS) transcends cultural and geographical boundaries as it explores a diverse range of issues relating to the development and application of information and communications technologies (ICTs). iCS analyses such questions from a global, interdisciplinary perspective in contributions of the very highest quality from scholars and practitioners in the social sciences, gender and cultural studies, communication and media studies, as well as in the information and computer sciences. (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
Communication2002Q4
Communication2003Q3
Communication2004Q2
Communication2005Q4
Communication2006Q2
Communication2007Q2
Communication2008Q2
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Library and Information Sciences2002Q4
Library and Information Sciences2003Q3
Library and Information Sciences2004Q3
Library and Information Sciences2005Q3
Library and Information Sciences2006Q2
Library and Information Sciences2007Q2
Library and Information Sciences2008Q1
Library and Information Sciences2009Q1
Library and Information Sciences2010Q1
Library and Information Sciences2011Q1
Library and Information Sciences2012Q1
Library and Information Sciences2013Q1
Library and Information Sciences2014Q1
Library and Information Sciences2015Q1
Library and Information Sciences2016Q1
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
20020.103
20030.128
20040.223
20050.122
20060.277
20070.385
20080.688
20090.779
20100.840
20110.985
20120.850
20130.959
20141.960
20152.082
20161.802
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)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.889
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.778
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.556
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.230
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.713
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.877
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.298
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.207
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.836
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.574
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.804
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.717
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.889
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.577
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.230
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.713
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.760
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.154
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.039
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.728
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.940
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.776
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.036
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.613
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.577
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.230
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.507
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.585
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.885
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.566
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.016
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.810
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.432
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.461
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 Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites200710
Self Cites200820
Self Cites200914
Self Cites201023
Self Cites201126
Self Cites201215
Self Cites201330
Self Cites201449
Self Cites201591
Self Cites201671
Total Cites20024
Total Cites20036
Total Cites20048
Total Cites20050
Total Cites200615
Total Cites200775
Total Cites2008173
Total Cites2009227
Total Cites2010293
Total Cites2011312
Total Cites2012273
Total Cites2013538
Total Cites2014759
Total Cites20151118
Total Cites2016867
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 document20020.500
External Cites per document20030.667
External Cites per document20040.889
External Cites per document20050.000
External Cites per document20060.577
External Cites per document20071.066
External Cites per document20081.515
External Cites per document20091.651
External Cites per document20101.985
External Cites per document20111.869
External Cites per document20121.633
External Cites per document20132.776
External Cites per document20143.532
External Cites per document20154.626
External Cites per document20163.317
Cites per document20020.500
Cites per document20030.667
Cites per document20040.889
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.577
Cites per document20071.230
Cites per document20081.713
Cites per document20091.760
Cites per document20102.154
Cites per document20112.039
Cites per document20121.728
Cites per document20132.940
Cites per document20143.776
Cites per document20155.036
Cites per document20163.613
% 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
20020.00
20030
20040
200513.33
200614.29
200715.56
200821.31
200917.78
201014.52
201114.75
201210.00
201310.98
201417.58
201519.57
201612.08
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 documents20021
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20064
Non-citable documents200711
Non-citable documents200816
Non-citable documents200919
Non-citable documents201015
Non-citable documents201115
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201521
Non-citable documents201625
Citable documents20028
Citable documents20039
Citable documents20049
Citable documents20051
Citable documents200626
Citable documents200761
Citable documents2008101
Citable documents2009129
Citable documents2010136
Citable documents2011153
Citable documents2012158
Citable documents2013183
Citable documents2014201
Citable documents2015222
Citable documents2016240
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 documents20027
Uncited documents20038
Uncited documents20046
Uncited documents20051
Uncited documents200621
Uncited documents200736
Uncited documents200855
Uncited documents200971
Uncited documents201059
Uncited documents201166
Uncited documents201265
Uncited documents201372
Uncited documents201471
Uncited documents201573
Uncited documents201677
Cited documents20022
Cited documents20032
Cited documents20044
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20069
Cited documents200736
Cited documents200862
Cited documents200977
Cited documents201092
Cited documents2011102
Cited documents2012103
Cited documents2013121
Cited documents2014142
Cited documents2015170
Cited documents2016188
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