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Acta Medica Iranicaopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherTehran University of Medical Sciences
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1956-1960, 1974-1978, 1988, 2005-ongoing
Scope ACTA MEDICA IRANICA (p. ISSN 0044-6025; e. ISSN: 1735-9694) is the official journal of the Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The journal is the oldest scientific medical journal of the country, which has been published from 1960 onward in English language. Although it had been published quarterly in the past, the journal has been published bimonthly (6 issues per year) from the year 2004. Acta Medica Iranica it is an international journal with multidisciplinary scope which publishes original research papers, review articles, case reports, and letters to the editor from all over the world. The journal has a wide scope and allows scientists, clinicians, and academic members to publish their original works in this field. (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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2

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)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.082
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.135
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.324
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.410
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.657
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.860
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.810
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.793
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.037
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.197
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.352
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.705
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.818
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.807
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.743
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.044
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.174
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.665
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.816
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.623
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.626
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20092
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20125
Self Cites201312
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201515
Self Cites201611
Total Cites20062
Total Cites20076
Total Cites200821
Total Cites200935
Total Cites201058
Total Cites2011102
Total Cites2012153
Total Cites2013292
Total Cites2014400
Total Cites2015413
Total Cites2016382
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 document20060.026
External Cites per document20070.030
External Cites per document20080.082
External Cites per document20090.118
External Cites per document20100.187
External Cites per document20110.345
External Cites per document20120.412
External Cites per document20130.676
External Cites per document20140.796
External Cites per document20150.777
External Cites per document20160.722
Cites per document20060.026
Cites per document20070.037
Cites per document20080.082
Cites per document20090.125
Cites per document20100.197
Cites per document20110.352
Cites per document20120.426
Cites per document20130.705
Cites per document20140.818
Cites per document20150.807
Cites per document20160.743
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20139
Non-citable documents201422
Non-citable documents201524
Non-citable documents201628
Citable documents200677
Citable documents2007164
Citable documents2008257
Citable documents2009279
Citable documents2010294
Citable documents2011290
Citable documents2012359
Citable documents2013414
Citable documents2014489
Citable documents2015512
Citable documents2016514
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 documents200675
Uncited documents2007159
Uncited documents2008240
Uncited documents2009250
Uncited documents2010252
Uncited documents2011222
Uncited documents2012254
Uncited documents2013252
Uncited documents2014286
Uncited documents2015294
Uncited documents2016316
Cited documents20062
Cited documents20076
Cited documents200819
Cited documents200931
Cited documents201044
Cited documents201169
Cited documents2012109
Cited documents2013171
Cited documents2014225
Cited documents2015242
Cited documents2016226
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