Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Written Communication

CountryUnited States
39
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Literature and Literary Theory

Social Sciences
Communication
PublisherSAGE Publications
Publication typeJournals
ISSN07410883
Coverage1984-ongoing
Scope Written Communication is an international multidisciplinary journal that publishes theory and research in writing from fields including anthropology, English, education, history, journalism, linguistics, psychology, and rhetoric. Among topics of interest are the nature of writing ability; the assessment of writing; the impact of technology on writing (and the impact of writing on technology); the social and political consequences of writing and writing instruction; nonacademic writing; literacy (including workplace and emergent literacy and the effects of classroom processes on literacy development); the social construction of knowledge; the nature of writing in disciplinary and professional domains. (source)
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
Communication1999Q1
Communication2000Q2
Communication2001Q2
Communication2002Q3
Communication2003Q3
Communication2004Q2
Communication2005Q3
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q2
Communication2008Q2
Communication2009Q2
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
Literature and Literary Theory1999Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2000Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2001Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2002Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2003Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2004Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q1
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
19990.767
20000.690
20010.561
20020.268
20030.194
20040.449
20050.225
20060.579
20070.468
20080.570
20090.475
20100.981
20112.209
20121.113
20131.323
20141.273
20151.451
20161.099
20171.255
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)19991.061
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.940
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.779
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.606
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.735
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.765
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.268
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.891
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.887
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.306
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.415
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.453
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.859
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.524
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.918
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.962
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.808
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.720
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.914
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.277
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.479
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.306
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.229
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.813
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.196
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.088
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.639
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.824
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.656
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.542
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.588
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.852
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.706
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.966
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.267
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.727
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.906
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.455
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.219
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.806
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.333
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 Cites199914
Self Cites200012
Self Cites20018
Self Cites20022
Self Cites20033
Self Cites20042
Self Cites20052
Self Cites20069
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20089
Self Cites20092
Self Cites201013
Self Cites201110
Self Cites20126
Self Cites201312
Self Cites20147
Self Cites20159
Self Cites201612
Self Cites20176
Total Cites199952
Total Cites200050
Total Cites200142
Total Cites200236
Total Cites200320
Total Cites200437
Total Cites200515
Total Cites200632
Total Cites200729
Total Cites200860
Total Cites200977
Total Cites201077
Total Cites2011126
Total Cites2012119
Total Cites2013113
Total Cites2014107
Total Cites2015135
Total Cites201699
Total Cites2017101
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 document19990.776
External Cites per document20000.731
External Cites per document20010.654
External Cites per document20020.680
External Cites per document20030.354
External Cites per document20040.875
External Cites per document20050.394
External Cites per document20060.657
External Cites per document20070.628
External Cites per document20081.085
External Cites per document20091.630
External Cites per document20101.391
External Cites per document20112.367
External Cites per document20122.354
External Cites per document20132.061
External Cites per document20142.083
External Cites per document20152.625
External Cites per document20161.891
External Cites per document20172.065
Cites per document19991.061
Cites per document20000.962
Cites per document20010.808
Cites per document20020.720
Cites per document20030.417
Cites per document20040.925
Cites per document20050.455
Cites per document20060.914
Cites per document20070.674
Cites per document20081.277
Cites per document20091.674
Cites per document20101.674
Cites per document20112.571
Cites per document20122.479
Cites per document20132.306
Cites per document20142.229
Cites per document20152.813
Cites per document20162.152
Cites per document20172.196
% 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
20025.88
20030.00
20049.09
20050.00
20066.25
20070.00
200810.53
20090.00
20105.88
201117.65
201215.79
20130.00
20145.56
20150.00
20166.67
201721.05
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 documents19995
Non-citable documents20003
Non-citable documents20011
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20033
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents20064
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20176
Citable documents199949
Citable documents200052
Citable documents200152
Citable documents200250
Citable documents200348
Citable documents200440
Citable documents200533
Citable documents200635
Citable documents200743
Citable documents200847
Citable documents200946
Citable documents201046
Citable documents201149
Citable documents201248
Citable documents201349
Citable documents201448
Citable documents201548
Citable documents201646
Citable documents201746
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 documents199930
Uncited documents200031
Uncited documents200135
Uncited documents200233
Uncited documents200337
Uncited documents200424
Uncited documents200526
Uncited documents200623
Uncited documents200733
Uncited documents200822
Uncited documents200918
Uncited documents201020
Uncited documents201117
Uncited documents201214
Uncited documents201317
Uncited documents201415
Uncited documents201517
Uncited documents201617
Uncited documents201721
Cited documents199924
Cited documents200024
Cited documents200118
Cited documents200219
Cited documents200314
Cited documents200420
Cited documents200511
Cited documents200616
Cited documents200713
Cited documents200826
Cited documents200930
Cited documents201029
Cited documents201136
Cited documents201237
Cited documents201336
Cited documents201437
Cited documents201536
Cited documents201636
Cited documents201731
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