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Frontiers of Literary Studies in China

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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Literature and Literary Theory
PublisherHigher Education Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN16737423, 16737318
Scope Frontiers of Literature in China seeks to provide a forum for a broad blend of peer-reviewed academic papers of literature in order to promote communication and exchanges between litterateurs in China and abroad. It will reflect the enormous advances made in China in the field of literature in recent years. In addition, this journal also bears the mission of introducing the academic achievements on Chinese literature research to the world. The coverage will include the following main branches of literature, both theoretical and applied: ancient Chinese literature, modern Chinese literature and contemporary Chinese literature. (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.

Literature and Literary Theory2008Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q4

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.009
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.019
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.041
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.019
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.051
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.032
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20111
Total Cites20121
Total Cites20133
Total Cites20142
Total Cites20154
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 document20080.000
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.013
External Cites per document20120.013
External Cites per document20130.011
External Cites per document20140.021
External Cites per document20150.021
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.013
Cites per document20120.013
Cites per document20130.034
Cites per document20140.021
Cites per document20150.043
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents20159
Citable documents200829
Citable documents200955
Citable documents201079
Citable documents201178
Citable documents201280
Citable documents201387
Citable documents201494
Citable documents201594
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 documents200829
Uncited documents200955
Uncited documents201079
Uncited documents201177
Uncited documents201280
Uncited documents201388
Uncited documents2014103
Uncited documents201599
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20111
Cited documents20121
Cited documents20133
Cited documents20141
Cited documents20154
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