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Journal of Academic Librarianship

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Education
Library and Information Sciences
Publisher Elsevier BV
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00991333
Coverage1988-2020
Scope The Journal of Academic Librarianship, an international and refereed journal, publishes articles that focus on problems and issues germane to college and university libraries. JAL provides a forum for authors to present research findings and, where applicable, their practical applications and significance; analyze policies, practices, issues, and trends; speculate about the future of academic librarianship; present analytical bibliographic essays and philosophical treatises. JAL also brings to the attention of its readers information about hundreds of new and recently published books in library and information science, management, scholarly communication, and higher education. JAL, in addition, covers management and discipline-based software and information policy developments.

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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Education1999Q1
Education2000Q1
Education2001Q1
Education2002Q1
Education2003Q1
Education2004Q1
Education2005Q1
Education2006Q1
Education2007Q1
Education2008Q1
Education2009Q1
Education2010Q1
Education2011Q1
Education2012Q1
Education2013Q1
Education2014Q1
Education2015Q1
Education2016Q1
Education2017Q1
Education2018Q1
Education2019Q1
Library and Information Sciences1999Q1
Library and Information Sciences2000Q1
Library and Information Sciences2001Q1
Library and Information Sciences2002Q1
Library and Information Sciences2003Q1
Library and Information Sciences2004Q1
Library and Information Sciences2005Q1
Library and Information Sciences2006Q1
Library and Information Sciences2007Q1
Library and Information Sciences2008Q1
Library and Information Sciences2009Q1
Library and Information Sciences2010Q1
Library and Information Sciences2011Q1
Library and Information Sciences2012Q1
Library and Information Sciences2013Q1
Library and Information Sciences2014Q1
Library and Information Sciences2015Q1
Library and Information Sciences2016Q1
Library and Information Sciences2017Q1
Library and Information Sciences2018Q1
Library and Information Sciences2019Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19991.067
20000.955
20011.315
20021.472
20031.533
20041.641
20050.988
20060.863
20070.872
20081.035
20091.302
20101.914
20111.630
20121.695
20131.334
20141.028
20151.461
20161.159
20171.224
20181.292
20191.165
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)19990.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.657
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.953
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.161
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.148
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.881
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.497
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.304
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.314
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.576
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.915
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.932
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.757
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.949
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.730
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.832
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.317
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.275
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.718
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.641
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.008
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.193
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.421
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.658
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.248
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.187
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.261
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.612
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.884
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.068
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.665
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.865
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.449
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.794
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.345
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.198
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.687
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.647
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.035
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.541
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.825
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.443
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.455
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.058
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.175
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.606
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.746
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.703
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.547
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.985
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.696
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.897
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.797
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites199925
Self Cites200011
Self Cites200118
Self Cites20029
Self Cites20038
Self Cites200433
Self Cites200524
Self Cites200620
Self Cites200721
Self Cites200819
Self Cites200933
Self Cites201019
Self Cites201128
Self Cites201218
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201431
Self Cites201577
Self Cites201661
Self Cites201755
Self Cites201868
Self Cites201944
Total Cites199989
Total Cites200084
Total Cites2001124
Total Cites2002130
Total Cites2003135
Total Cites2004224
Total Cites2005184
Total Cites2006181
Total Cites2007222
Total Cites2008266
Total Cites2009324
Total Cites2010356
Total Cites2011364
Total Cites2012308
Total Cites2013332
Total Cites2014287
Total Cites2015391
Total Cites2016579
Total Cites2017652
Total Cites2018565
Total Cites2019532
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.516
External Cites per document20000.557
External Cites per document20010.862
External Cites per document20021.110
External Cites per document20031.337
External Cites per document20042.274
External Cites per document20051.441
External Cites per document20061.110
External Cites per document20071.075
External Cites per document20081.171
External Cites per document20091.448
External Cites per document20101.783
External Cites per document20111.909
External Cites per document20121.568
External Cites per document20131.775
External Cites per document20141.293
External Cites per document20151.440
External Cites per document20161.926
External Cites per document20172.147
External Cites per document20181.934
External Cites per document20191.863
Cites per document19990.718
Cites per document20000.641
Cites per document20011.008
Cites per document20021.193
Cites per document20031.421
Cites per document20042.667
Cites per document20051.658
Cites per document20061.248
Cites per document20071.187
Cites per document20081.261
Cites per document20091.612
Cites per document20101.884
Cites per document20112.068
Cites per document20121.665
Cites per document20131.865
Cites per document20141.449
Cites per document20151.794
Cites per document20162.152
Cites per document20172.345
Cites per document20182.198
Cites per document20192.031
% 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
19990.00
20000.00
20010.00
20021.69
20033.92
20043.03
20054.00
20062.60
20072.44
20083.03
20096.06
20105.26
20111.32
20120.00
20138.99
20146.45
20158.33
20169.47
20172.90
201811.93
201918.18
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents199913
Non-citable documents20006
Non-citable documents20019
Non-citable documents200226
Non-citable documents200349
Non-citable documents200470
Non-citable documents200565
Non-citable documents200647
Non-citable documents200731
Non-citable documents200823
Non-citable documents200924
Non-citable documents201025
Non-citable documents201132
Non-citable documents201233
Non-citable documents201329
Non-citable documents201422
Non-citable documents201519
Non-citable documents201621
Non-citable documents201718
Non-citable documents201815
Non-citable documents201911
Citable documents1999124
Citable documents2000131
Citable documents2001123
Citable documents2002109
Citable documents200395
Citable documents200484
Citable documents2005111
Citable documents2006145
Citable documents2007187
Citable documents2008211
Citable documents2009201
Citable documents2010189
Citable documents2011176
Citable documents2012185
Citable documents2013178
Citable documents2014198
Citable documents2015218
Citable documents2016269
Citable documents2017278
Citable documents2018257
Citable documents2019262
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199985
Uncited documents200083
Uncited documents200172
Uncited documents200272
Uncited documents200370
Uncited documents200471
Uncited documents200595
Uncited documents200692
Uncited documents2007118
Uncited documents2008115
Uncited documents200989
Uncited documents201088
Uncited documents201192
Uncited documents2012108
Uncited documents201388
Uncited documents2014101
Uncited documents201599
Uncited documents2016100
Uncited documents2017107
Uncited documents201889
Uncited documents201981
Cited documents199952
Cited documents200054
Cited documents200160
Cited documents200263
Cited documents200374
Cited documents200483
Cited documents200581
Cited documents2006100
Cited documents2007100
Cited documents2008119
Cited documents2009136
Cited documents2010126
Cited documents2011116
Cited documents2012110
Cited documents2013119
Cited documents2014119
Cited documents2015138
Cited documents2016190
Cited documents2017189
Cited documents2018183
Cited documents2019192
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