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Journal of Academic Librarianship

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
50
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Education
Library and Information Sciences
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00991333
Coverage1988-ongoing
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
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
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
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)19990.650
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.604
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.888
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.943
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.906
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.509
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.351
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.262
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.252
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.539
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.907
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.892
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.761
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.923
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.714
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.800
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.164
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.650
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.924
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.963
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.015
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.705
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.291
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.147
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.569
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.874
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.665
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.848
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.434
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.761
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.144
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.655
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.604
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.967
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.106
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.135
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.705
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.992
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.036
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.139
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.729
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.703
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.530
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.954
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.792
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.233
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.545
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 Cites20028
Self Cites20038
Self Cites200433
Self Cites200524
Self Cites200620
Self Cites200721
Self Cites200820
Self Cites200933
Self Cites201019
Self Cites201128
Self Cites201218
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201431
Self Cites201577
Self Cites201661
Self Cites201755
Total Cites199989
Total Cites200084
Total Cites2001122
Total Cites2002130
Total Cites2003132
Total Cites2004225
Total Cites2005182
Total Cites2006180
Total Cites2007219
Total Cites2008261
Total Cites2009317
Total Cites2010356
Total Cites2011359
Total Cites2012308
Total Cites2013329
Total Cites2014284
Total Cites2015384
Total Cites2016579
Total Cites2017659
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 document19990.467
External Cites per document20000.533
External Cites per document20010.788
External Cites per document20020.904
External Cites per document20030.954
External Cites per document20041.455
External Cites per document20051.121
External Cites per document20060.970
External Cites per document20071.037
External Cites per document20081.131
External Cites per document20091.406
External Cites per document20101.774
External Cites per document20111.881
External Cites per document20121.568
External Cites per document20131.758
External Cites per document20141.278
External Cites per document20151.408
External Cites per document20161.919
External Cites per document20172.173
Cites per document19990.650
Cites per document20000.613
Cites per document20010.924
Cites per document20020.963
Cites per document20031.015
Cites per document20041.705
Cites per document20051.291
Cites per document20061.091
Cites per document20071.147
Cites per document20081.225
Cites per document20091.569
Cites per document20101.874
Cites per document20112.040
Cites per document20121.665
Cites per document20131.848
Cites per document20141.434
Cites per document20151.761
Cites per document20162.144
Cites per document20172.371
% 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
20103.95
20111.30
20120.00
20138.99
20146.45
20158.33
20169.57
20172.90
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents200314
Non-citable documents200422
Non-citable documents200535
Non-citable documents200627
Non-citable documents200727
Non-citable documents200821
Non-citable documents200923
Non-citable documents201024
Non-citable documents201132
Non-citable documents201234
Non-citable documents201330
Non-citable documents201423
Non-citable documents201519
Non-citable documents201620
Non-citable documents201717
Citable documents1999137
Citable documents2000137
Citable documents2001132
Citable documents2002135
Citable documents2003130
Citable documents2004132
Citable documents2005141
Citable documents2006165
Citable documents2007191
Citable documents2008213
Citable documents2009202
Citable documents2010190
Citable documents2011176
Citable documents2012185
Citable documents2013178
Citable documents2014198
Citable documents2015218
Citable documents2016270
Citable documents2017278
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 documents200173
Uncited documents200272
Uncited documents200372
Uncited documents200470
Uncited documents200596
Uncited documents200692
Uncited documents2007118
Uncited documents2008117
Uncited documents200989
Uncited documents201088
Uncited documents201192
Uncited documents2012109
Uncited documents201390
Uncited documents2014103
Uncited documents201599
Uncited documents2016100
Uncited documents2017118
Cited documents199952
Cited documents200054
Cited documents200159
Cited documents200263
Cited documents200372
Cited documents200484
Cited documents200580
Cited documents2006100
Cited documents2007100
Cited documents2008117
Cited documents2009136
Cited documents2010126
Cited documents2011116
Cited documents2012110
Cited documents2013118
Cited documents2014118
Cited documents2015138
Cited documents2016190
Cited documents2017177
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