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Reference Services Review

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
34
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
E-learning
Library and Information Sciences
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00907324
Coverage2005-ongoing
Scope Reference Services Review (RSR ) is a quarterly, refereed journal dedicated to the enrichment of reference knowledge and the advancement of reference services. RSR covers all aspects of reference functions, including automation of reference services, evaluation and assessment of reference functions and sources, models for delivering quality reference services in all types and sizes of libraries, development and management of teaching/learning activities, promotion of information literacy programs, and partnerships with other entities to achieve reference goals and objectives. RSR prepares its readers to understand and embrace current and emerging technologies affecting reference functions, instructional services and information needs of library users.

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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
E-learning1999Q1
E-learning2000Q1
E-learning2001Q1
E-learning2002Q1
E-learning2003Q1
E-learning2004Q1
E-learning2005Q2
E-learning2006Q1
E-learning2007Q1
E-learning2008Q1
E-learning2009Q1
E-learning2010Q1
E-learning2011Q1
E-learning2012Q1
E-learning2013Q1
E-learning2014Q1
E-learning2015Q1
E-learning2016Q1
E-learning2017Q1
Library and Information Sciences1999Q2
Library and Information Sciences2000Q2
Library and Information Sciences2001Q1
Library and Information Sciences2002Q1
Library and Information Sciences2003Q1
Library and Information Sciences2004Q1
Library and Information Sciences2005Q2
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
19990.406
20000.307
20010.454
20021.240
20031.200
20040.967
20050.399
20060.620
20070.583
20080.786
20090.880
20101.114
20111.041
20121.486
20131.303
20140.905
20151.480
20160.751
20170.697
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)19990.337
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.379
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.551
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.794
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.720
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.907
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.835
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.068
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.735
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.035
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.202
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.285
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.160
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.255
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.497
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.199
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.132
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.337
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.630
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.743
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.966
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.642
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.892
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.733
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.060
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.930
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.144
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.214
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.553
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.413
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.975
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.147
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.530
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.652
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.843
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.932
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.728
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.479
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.742
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.923
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.835
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.052
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.224
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.437
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.174
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.218
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.108
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 Cites19996
Self Cites200021
Self Cites200121
Self Cites200213
Self Cites200314
Self Cites200425
Self Cites200511
Self Cites200611
Self Cites200717
Self Cites200812
Self Cites200921
Self Cites201024
Self Cites201127
Self Cites201226
Self Cites201321
Self Cites201423
Self Cites201519
Self Cites201612
Self Cites201714
Total Cites199930
Total Cites200038
Total Cites200163
Total Cites200278
Total Cites200387
Total Cites2004113
Total Cites200586
Total Cites2006124
Total Cites2007107
Total Cites2008142
Total Cites2009120
Total Cites2010135
Total Cites2011159
Total Cites2012163
Total Cites2013219
Total Cites2014154
Total Cites2015171
Total Cites2016115
Total Cites2017125
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 document19990.270
External Cites per document20000.183
External Cites per document20010.420
External Cites per document20020.619
External Cites per document20030.676
External Cites per document20040.752
External Cites per document20050.560
External Cites per document20060.813
External Cites per document20070.616
External Cites per document20080.970
External Cites per document20090.767
External Cites per document20100.941
External Cites per document20111.008
External Cites per document20121.000
External Cites per document20131.404
External Cites per document20141.008
External Cites per document20151.256
External Cites per document20160.873
External Cites per document20171.018
Cites per document19990.337
Cites per document20000.409
Cites per document20010.630
Cites per document20020.743
Cites per document20030.806
Cites per document20040.966
Cites per document20050.642
Cites per document20060.892
Cites per document20070.733
Cites per document20081.060
Cites per document20090.930
Cites per document20101.144
Cites per document20111.214
Cites per document20121.190
Cites per document20131.553
Cites per document20141.185
Cites per document20151.413
Cites per document20160.975
Cites per document20171.147
% 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
19995.71
20000.00
20012.78
20020.00
20030.00
20040.00
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20085.26
20090.00
20100.00
20110.00
20122.33
20130.00
20148.57
20155.00
20160.00
20172.08
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 documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20173
Citable documents199989
Citable documents200093
Citable documents2001100
Citable documents2002105
Citable documents2003108
Citable documents2004117
Citable documents2005134
Citable documents2006139
Citable documents2007146
Citable documents2008134
Citable documents2009129
Citable documents2010118
Citable documents2011131
Citable documents2012137
Citable documents2013141
Citable documents2014130
Citable documents2015121
Citable documents2016118
Citable documents2017109
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 documents199970
Uncited documents200059
Uncited documents200158
Uncited documents200260
Uncited documents200361
Uncited documents200464
Uncited documents200590
Uncited documents200670
Uncited documents200786
Uncited documents200871
Uncited documents200967
Uncited documents201052
Uncited documents201164
Uncited documents201266
Uncited documents201355
Uncited documents201458
Uncited documents201552
Uncited documents201654
Uncited documents201747
Cited documents199919
Cited documents200034
Cited documents200142
Cited documents200245
Cited documents200347
Cited documents200453
Cited documents200544
Cited documents200669
Cited documents200761
Cited documents200866
Cited documents200965
Cited documents201070
Cited documents201170
Cited documents201274
Cited documents201387
Cited documents201474
Cited documents201571
Cited documents201666
Cited documents201765
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