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Language Documentation and Conservationopen access


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States
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University of Hawaii Press



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Welcome to Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C), a peer-reviewed, open-access journal sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center and published exclusively in electronic form by the University of Hawaiʻi Press. We publish one volume per year with no fees either for contributors or for readers. We upload articles four times per year in a publish-on-acceptance model. LD&C publishes papers on all topics related to language documentation and conservation, including, but not limited to, the goals of language documentation, data management, fieldwork methods, ethical issues, orthography design, reference grammar design, lexicography, methods of assessing ethnolinguistic vitality, biocultural diversity, archiving matters, language planning, areal survey reports, short field reports on endangered or underdocumented languages, reports on language maintenance, preservation, and revitalization efforts, plus reviews of software, hardware, books, and data collections. 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.

Computer Science Applications2017Q3
Computer Science Applications2018Q3
Computer Science Applications2019Q4
Computer Science Applications2020Q3
Computer Science Applications2021Q4
Computer Science Applications2022Q3
Library and Information Sciences2017Q3
Library and Information Sciences2018Q2
Library and Information Sciences2019Q3
Library and Information Sciences2020Q2
Library and Information Sciences2021Q3
Library and Information Sciences2022Q2
Linguistics and Language2017Q2
Linguistics and Language2018Q1
Linguistics and Language2019Q2
Linguistics and Language2020Q2
Linguistics and Language2021Q3
Linguistics and Language2022Q1

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.640
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.744
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.542
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.042
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.688
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.783
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.640
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.744
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.542
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.848
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.598
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.685
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.640
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.744
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.516
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.678
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 Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20186
Self Cites20194
Self Cites202014
Self Cites202114
Self Cites202213
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201716
Total Cites201832
Total Cites201932
Total Cites202039
Total Cites202164
Total Cites202287
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.640
External Cites per document20180.605
External Cites per document20190.475
External Cites per document20200.543
External Cites per document20210.467
External Cites per document20220.583
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.640
Cites per document20180.744
Cites per document20190.542
Cites per document20200.848
Cites per document20210.598
Cites per document20220.685
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201725
Citable documents201843
Citable documents201959
Citable documents202046
Citable documents2021107
Citable documents2022127
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 documents20160
Uncited documents201715
Uncited documents201820
Uncited documents201939
Uncited documents202029
Uncited documents202172
Uncited documents202276
Cited documents20160
Cited documents201710
Cited documents201823
Cited documents201920
Cited documents202017
Cited documents202135
Cited documents202251
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