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Revista Espanola de Documentacion Cientificaopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain

Subject Area and Category


CSIC Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



02100614, 19884621


1984, 2008-2021



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Revista española de Documentación Científica (REDC) is a journal edited by the Instituto de Estudios Documentales sobre Ciencia y Tecnología (IEDCYT, formerly CINDOC) belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). It is published quarterly since 1977. The main objective of this journal is to contribute to the dissemination of knowledge amongst researchers in the field of Library and Information Science and those involved in the use of scientific, technical and strategic information for science policy and decision making. REDC includes research papers dealing with experimental and theoretical topics. The articles published in REDC include titles, abstracts and key-words in English in order to facilitate its international visibility. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Library and Information Sciences2009Q3
Library and Information Sciences2010Q3
Library and Information Sciences2011Q2
Library and Information Sciences2012Q3
Library and Information Sciences2013Q2
Library and Information Sciences2014Q2
Library and Information Sciences2015Q2
Library and Information Sciences2016Q2
Library and Information Sciences2017Q2
Library and Information Sciences2018Q2
Library and Information Sciences2019Q2
Library and Information Sciences2020Q2
Library and Information Sciences2021Q2

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20090.640
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.536
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.083
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.867
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.912
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.957
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.252
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.393
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.640
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.491
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.563
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.896
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.907
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.931
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.196
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.416
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.640
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.491
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.576
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.614
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.810
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.066
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.788
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.972
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.971
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.349
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.254
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.305
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 Cites20093
Self Cites201012
Self Cites20119
Self Cites201213
Self Cites201332
Self Cites201433
Self Cites201521
Self Cites201633
Self Cites201719
Self Cites201814
Self Cites201926
Self Cites202023
Self Cites202116
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200916
Total Cites201027
Total Cites201149
Total Cites201249
Total Cites201392
Total Cites2014107
Total Cites2015103
Total Cites2016121
Total Cites201797
Total Cites201894
Total Cites2019134
Total Cites2020110
Total Cites2021126
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
External Cites per document20090.542
External Cites per document20100.288
External Cites per document20110.506
External Cites per document20120.434
External Cites per document20130.682
External Cites per document20140.733
External Cites per document20150.739
External Cites per document20160.793
External Cites per document20170.736
External Cites per document20180.792
External Cites per document20191.102
External Cites per document20200.946
External Cites per document20211.236
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.640
Cites per document20100.491
Cites per document20110.583
Cites per document20120.563
Cites per document20131.000
Cites per document20141.029
Cites per document20150.896
Cites per document20161.071
Cites per document20170.907
Cites per document20180.931
Cites per document20191.367
Cites per document20201.196
Cites per document20211.416
% 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 documents20091
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20115
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200924
Citable documents201052
Citable documents201179
Citable documents201283
Citable documents201388
Citable documents2014101
Citable documents2015111
Citable documents2016111
Citable documents2017106
Citable documents2018101
Citable documents201998
Citable documents202092
Citable documents202189
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200917
Uncited documents201041
Uncited documents201150
Uncited documents201256
Uncited documents201352
Uncited documents201452
Uncited documents201558
Uncited documents201647
Uncited documents201751
Uncited documents201846
Uncited documents201936
Uncited documents202039
Uncited documents202135
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20098
Cited documents201014
Cited documents201134
Cited documents201231
Cited documents201340
Cited documents201452
Cited documents201557
Cited documents201666
Cited documents201756
Cited documents201855
Cited documents201962
Cited documents202053
Cited documents202154
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