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Revista brasileira de otorrinolaringologia (English ed.)open accessSciELO

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherSociedade Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia
Publication typeJournals
Scope The aim of this journal is the national and international divulgation of the scientific production interesting to the otolaryngology, as well as the discussion, in editorials, of subjects of scientific, academic and professional relevance. Fields of interest: otolaryngology and the associated areas (cranio-maxillo-facial surgery and phoniatrics). Founded as the "Revista Oto-laryngológica de São Paulo" in 1933, the journal was, in the decade of 1950, incorporated to the Brazilian Federation of the Otolaryngology and Broncho-oesophagology Societies (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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.237
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.622
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.773
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.819
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.823
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.939
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.771
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.237
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.472
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.573
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.757
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.755
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.811
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.863
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.746
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.402
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.516
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.635
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.685
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.661
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.802
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.713
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20084
Self Cites200922
Self Cites201044
Self Cites201132
Self Cites201243
Self Cites201354
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201525
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20075
Total Cites200856
Total Cites2009187
Total Cites2010279
Total Cites2011356
Total Cites2012336
Total Cites2013347
Total Cites2014341
Total Cites2015262
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 document20060.000
External Cites per document20070.070
External Cites per document20080.220
External Cites per document20090.417
External Cites per document20100.483
External Cites per document20110.689
External Cites per document20120.658
External Cites per document20130.685
External Cites per document20140.800
External Cites per document20150.675
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.070
Cites per document20080.237
Cites per document20090.472
Cites per document20100.573
Cites per document20110.757
Cites per document20120.755
Cites per document20130.811
Cites per document20140.863
Cites per document20150.746
% 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 documents20061
Non-citable documents20076
Non-citable documents200813
Non-citable documents200924
Non-citable documents201027
Non-citable documents201137
Non-citable documents201237
Non-citable documents201338
Non-citable documents201453
Non-citable documents201572
Citable documents20063
Citable documents200771
Citable documents2008236
Citable documents2009396
Citable documents2010487
Citable documents2011470
Citable documents2012445
Citable documents2013428
Citable documents2014395
Citable documents2015351
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 documents20064
Uncited documents200772
Uncited documents2008204
Uncited documents2009297
Uncited documents2010333
Uncited documents2011298
Uncited documents2012278
Uncited documents2013268
Uncited documents2014262
Uncited documents2015262
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20075
Cited documents200845
Cited documents2009123
Cited documents2010181
Cited documents2011209
Cited documents2012204
Cited documents2013198
Cited documents2014186
Cited documents2015161
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