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Indian Journal of Dermatologyopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherMedknow Publications
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19983611, 00195154
Coverage1962-1990, 2006-ongoing
Scope Published since 1955, Indian Journal of Dermatology continues to be one of the pioneer medical journals from India. It is, in fact, one of the oldest journals dedicated to this particular discipline. Since its inception, the Journal publishes information relating to skin, its ailments and the different modes of therapeutics. It also carries articles on Leprosy, STI and HIV/AIDS. This is the first Indian Dermatology Journal to be indexed in Index Medicus and the first to enter the Internet. The web version was launched in November 2000 (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)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.227
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.446
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.649
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.834
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.094
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.060
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.217
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.709
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.813
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.062
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.095
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.053
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.227
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.463
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.662
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.981
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.015
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.043
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20097
Self Cites201017
Self Cites201116
Self Cites201217
Self Cites201357
Self Cites201450
Self Cites201570
Total Cites20075
Total Cites200827
Total Cites200939
Total Cites2010110
Total Cites2011190
Total Cites2012283
Total Cites2013375
Total Cites2014508
Total Cites2015521
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 document20070.070
External Cites per document20080.210
External Cites per document20090.178
External Cites per document20100.417
External Cites per document20110.649
External Cites per document20120.764
External Cites per document20130.901
External Cites per document20140.987
External Cites per document20150.911
Cites per document20070.070
Cites per document20080.227
Cites per document20090.217
Cites per document20100.493
Cites per document20110.709
Cites per document20120.813
Cites per document20131.062
Cites per document20141.095
Cites per document20151.053
% 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 documents200724
Non-citable documents200841
Non-citable documents200958
Non-citable documents201057
Non-citable documents201166
Non-citable documents2012101
Non-citable documents2013123
Non-citable documents2014201
Non-citable documents2015243
Citable documents200771
Citable documents2008119
Citable documents2009180
Citable documents2010223
Citable documents2011268
Citable documents2012348
Citable documents2013353
Citable documents2014464
Citable documents2015495
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 documents200790
Uncited documents2008137
Uncited documents2009202
Uncited documents2010202
Uncited documents2011214
Uncited documents2012274
Uncited documents2013271
Uncited documents2014373
Uncited documents2015427
Cited documents20075
Cited documents200823
Cited documents200936
Cited documents201078
Cited documents2011120
Cited documents2012175
Cited documents2013205
Cited documents2014292
Cited documents2015311
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