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Government Information Quarterly

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
76
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
E-learning
Law
Library and Information Sciences
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN0740624X
Coverage1984-ongoing
Scope Government Information Quarterly is a cross-disciplinary and refereed journal that covers information and telecommunications policy, information management, information technology planning and management, and e-government practices, policies and issues relevant to all levels of government within the United States and abroad. Individual issues contain an editorial, articles, and reviews. The articles analyze current information policies and practices, present new developments, provide theoretical and philosophical treatises, and discuss current issues and strategies for managing government information-based services and resources.

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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-learning2000Q2
E-learning2001Q2
E-learning2002Q4
E-learning2003Q1
E-learning2004Q1
E-learning2005Q1
E-learning2006Q2
E-learning2007Q1
E-learning2008Q1
E-learning2009Q1
E-learning2010Q1
E-learning2011Q1
E-learning2012Q1
E-learning2013Q1
E-learning2014Q1
E-learning2015Q1
E-learning2016Q1
E-learning2017Q1
Law1999Q1
Law2000Q2
Law2001Q2
Law2002Q2
Law2003Q1
Law2004Q1
Law2005Q1
Law2006Q1
Law2007Q1
Law2008Q1
Law2009Q1
Law2010Q1
Law2011Q1
Law2012Q1
Law2013Q1
Law2014Q1
Law2015Q1
Law2016Q1
Law2017Q1
Library and Information Sciences1999Q1
Library and Information Sciences2000Q3
Library and Information Sciences2001Q3
Library and Information Sciences2002Q3
Library and Information Sciences2003Q2
Library and Information Sciences2004Q1
Library and Information Sciences2005Q2
Library and Information Sciences2006Q2
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
Sociology and Political Science1999Q2
Sociology and Political Science2000Q3
Sociology and Political Science2001Q3
Sociology and Political Science2002Q3
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q2
Sociology and Political Science2006Q2
Sociology and Political Science2007Q2
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
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
19990.482
20000.192
20010.190
20020.185
20030.359
20040.608
20050.482
20060.366
20070.580
20080.964
20090.879
20101.097
20111.162
20121.301
20131.434
20141.675
20151.610
20162.330
20171.321
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)19990.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.273
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.389
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.461
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.813
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.110
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.290
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.607
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.292
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.555
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.282
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.251
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20124.937
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.782
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20146.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20156.562
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20167.256
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20176.865
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.348
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.277
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.362
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.552
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.942
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.439
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.644
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.518
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.988
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.466
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20105.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.686
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.868
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.848
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.176
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20156.369
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.459
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20176.104
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.182
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.644
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.217
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.694
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.230
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.842
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.646
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.138
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.472
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.148
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.484
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.793
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 Cites19994
Self Cites20007
Self Cites20013
Self Cites20024
Self Cites200310
Self Cites200416
Self Cites200522
Self Cites200611
Self Cites200738
Self Cites200834
Self Cites200998
Self Cites201080
Self Cites201167
Self Cites2012155
Self Cites2013163
Self Cites2014178
Self Cites2015174
Self Cites2016177
Self Cites2017222
Total Cites199923
Total Cites200018
Total Cites200125
Total Cites200237
Total Cites200365
Total Cites200495
Total Cites2005120
Total Cites2006126
Total Cites2007167
Total Cites2008326
Total Cites2009460
Total Cites2010758
Total Cites2011717
Total Cites2012813
Total Cites20131000
Total Cites20141124
Total Cites20151312
Total Cites20161182
Total Cites20171172
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 document19990.288
External Cites per document20000.169
External Cites per document20010.319
External Cites per document20020.493
External Cites per document20030.797
External Cites per document20041.197
External Cites per document20051.342
External Cites per document20061.386
External Cites per document20071.536
External Cites per document20082.949
External Cites per document20093.515
External Cites per document20104.612
External Cites per document20114.248
External Cites per document20123.940
External Cites per document20134.895
External Cites per document20145.198
External Cites per document20155.524
External Cites per document20165.492
External Cites per document20174.948
Cites per document19990.348
Cites per document20000.277
Cites per document20010.362
Cites per document20020.552
Cites per document20030.942
Cites per document20041.439
Cites per document20051.644
Cites per document20061.518
Cites per document20071.988
Cites per document20083.293
Cites per document20094.466
Cites per document20105.156
Cites per document20114.686
Cites per document20124.868
Cites per document20135.848
Cites per document20146.176
Cites per document20156.369
Cites per document20166.459
Cites per document20176.104
% 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
20020.00
20030.00
20040.00
20052.50
20063.70
20076.82
200817.50
200912.50
201014.58
201116.07
201219.48
201326.23
201425.32
201523.08
201631.51
201727.27
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 documents20031
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20055
Non-citable documents200610
Non-citable documents200711
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents20109
Non-citable documents20117
Non-citable documents20129
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents201712
Citable documents199966
Citable documents200065
Citable documents200169
Citable documents200267
Citable documents200369
Citable documents200466
Citable documents200573
Citable documents200683
Citable documents200784
Citable documents200899
Citable documents2009103
Citable documents2010147
Citable documents2011153
Citable documents2012167
Citable documents2013171
Citable documents2014182
Citable documents2015206
Citable documents2016183
Citable documents2017192
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 documents199952
Uncited documents200052
Uncited documents200148
Uncited documents200243
Uncited documents200339
Uncited documents200431
Uncited documents200532
Uncited documents200646
Uncited documents200742
Uncited documents200844
Uncited documents200934
Uncited documents201032
Uncited documents201143
Uncited documents201237
Uncited documents201336
Uncited documents201426
Uncited documents201536
Uncited documents201628
Uncited documents201726
Cited documents199914
Cited documents200013
Cited documents200121
Cited documents200224
Cited documents200331
Cited documents200439
Cited documents200546
Cited documents200647
Cited documents200753
Cited documents200867
Cited documents200977
Cited documents2010124
Cited documents2011117
Cited documents2012139
Cited documents2013145
Cited documents2014168
Cited documents2015181
Cited documents2016164
Cited documents2017178
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