Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Human Communication Research

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell

H-Index

94

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

03603989, 14682958

Coverage

1974-2021

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Scope

Human Communication Research concentrates on presenting the best empirical work in the area of human communication. The journal works to advance understanding of human symbolic processes with a strong emphasis on theory-driven research, the development of new theoretical models in communication, and the development of innovative methods for observing and measuring communication behavior. The journal has a broad social-science focus and as important applications to scholars in psychology, sociology, linguistics, and anthropology, as well as areas of communication studies. Human Communication Research is one of the official journals of the prestigious International Communication Association and is read by more than 3,500 of its members. It is a top-ranked communication studies journal and one of the top ten journals in the field of human communication. Major topic areas for the journal include language and social interaction, nonverbal communication, interpersonal communication, organizational communication and new technologies, mass communication, health communication, intercultural communication, and developmental issues in communication. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Anthropology1999Q1
Anthropology2000Q1
Anthropology2001Q1
Anthropology2002Q1
Anthropology2003Q1
Anthropology2004Q1
Anthropology2005Q1
Anthropology2006Q1
Anthropology2007Q1
Anthropology2008Q1
Anthropology2009Q1
Anthropology2010Q1
Anthropology2011Q1
Anthropology2012Q1
Anthropology2013Q1
Anthropology2014Q1
Anthropology2015Q1
Anthropology2016Q1
Anthropology2017Q1
Anthropology2018Q1
Anthropology2019Q1
Anthropology2020Q1
Anthropology2021Q1
Communication1999Q1
Communication2000Q1
Communication2001Q1
Communication2002Q1
Communication2003Q1
Communication2004Q1
Communication2005Q1
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q1
Communication2008Q1
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
Communication2018Q1
Communication2019Q1
Communication2020Q1
Communication2021Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology1999Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2000Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2001Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2002Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2003Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2004Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2005Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2006Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2007Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2008Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2009Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2010Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2011Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2012Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2013Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2014Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2015Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2016Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2017Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2018Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2019Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2020Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2021Q1
Linguistics and Language1999Q1
Linguistics and Language2000Q1
Linguistics and Language2001Q1
Linguistics and Language2002Q1
Linguistics and Language2003Q1
Linguistics and Language2004Q1
Linguistics and Language2005Q1
Linguistics and Language2006Q1
Linguistics and Language2007Q1
Linguistics and Language2008Q1
Linguistics and Language2009Q1
Linguistics and Language2010Q1
Linguistics and Language2011Q1
Linguistics and Language2012Q1
Linguistics and Language2013Q1
Linguistics and Language2014Q1
Linguistics and Language2015Q1
Linguistics and Language2016Q1
Linguistics and Language2017Q1
Linguistics and Language2018Q1
Linguistics and Language2019Q1
Linguistics and Language2020Q1
Linguistics and Language2021Q1
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
19991.438
20001.063
20010.698
20020.685
20030.790
20042.279
20051.125
20061.069
20071.338
20081.425
20092.640
20101.852
20112.018
20122.236
20132.235
20142.130
20152.160
20161.585
20172.146
20182.307
20192.926
20202.002
20211.733
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
199916
200026
200120
200231
200328
200422
200521
200621
200724
200826
200929
201026
201123
201221
201322
201424
201527
201628
201730
201820
201918
202020
202115
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)19992.029
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.812
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.540
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.595
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.957
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.703
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.647
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.576
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.557
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.783
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.130
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.771
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.933
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.646
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.891
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.711
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.085
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.772
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.670
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.896
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20215.841
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.738
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.452
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.078
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.823
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.395
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.127
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.406
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.197
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.690
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.025
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.173
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.388
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.575
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.203
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.729
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.926
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20214.483
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.689
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.786
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.039
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.322
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.953
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.905
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.480
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.408
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.955
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.744
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.957
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.882
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.793
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.420
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20214.211
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 Cites199923
Self Cites20003
Self Cites20017
Self Cites200217
Self Cites20037
Self Cites200418
Self Cites200511
Self Cites20066
Self Cites200712
Self Cites20089
Self Cites200916
Self Cites201011
Self Cites201113
Self Cites20129
Self Cites20138
Self Cites201410
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20168
Self Cites20178
Self Cites20185
Self Cites20196
Self Cites20207
Self Cites20217
Total Cites1999140
Total Cites2000106
Total Cites200180
Total Cites200290
Total Cites2003160
Total Cites2004223
Total Cites2005194
Total Cites2006151
Total Cites2007154
Total Cites2008145
Total Cites2009262
Total Cites2010318
Total Cites2011257
Total Cites2012258
Total Cites2013259
Total Cites2014231
Total Cites2015227
Total Cites2016188
Total Cites2017253
Total Cites2018317
Total Cites2019418
Total Cites2020267
Total Cites2021260
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 document19991.696
External Cites per document20001.689
External Cites per document20011.141
External Cites per document20021.177
External Cites per document20032.013
External Cites per document20042.628
External Cites per document20052.288
External Cites per document20062.042
External Cites per document20072.219
External Cites per document20082.061
External Cites per document20093.465
External Cites per document20103.987
External Cites per document20113.128
External Cites per document20123.320
External Cites per document20133.638
External Cites per document20143.400
External Cites per document20153.273
External Cites per document20162.500
External Cites per document20173.101
External Cites per document20183.671
External Cites per document20195.282
External Cites per document20203.881
External Cites per document20214.439
Cites per document19992.029
Cites per document20001.738
Cites per document20011.250
Cites per document20021.452
Cites per document20032.078
Cites per document20042.823
Cites per document20052.395
Cites per document20062.127
Cites per document20072.406
Cites per document20082.197
Cites per document20093.690
Cites per document20104.025
Cites per document20113.173
Cites per document20123.308
Cites per document20133.700
Cites per document20143.500
Cites per document20153.388
Cites per document20162.575
Cites per document20173.203
Cites per document20183.729
Cites per document20195.359
Cites per document20203.926
Cites per document20214.483
% 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
20003.85
20015.00
20026.45
200310.71
200418.18
200528.57
20064.76
200716.67
20083.85
200917.24
201011.54
201121.74
201233.33
20130.00
201429.17
201518.52
201617.86
201716.67
201810.00
201922.22
202010.00
202126.67
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 documents20041
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20211
Citable documents199969
Citable documents200061
Citable documents200164
Citable documents200262
Citable documents200376
Citable documents200478
Citable documents200580
Citable documents200671
Citable documents200764
Citable documents200866
Citable documents200971
Citable documents201077
Citable documents201178
Citable documents201275
Citable documents201369
Citable documents201465
Citable documents201566
Citable documents201672
Citable documents201779
Citable documents201885
Citable documents201978
Citable documents202067
Citable documents202157
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 documents199918
Uncited documents200025
Uncited documents200125
Uncited documents200221
Uncited documents200315
Uncited documents200415
Uncited documents200523
Uncited documents200621
Uncited documents200710
Uncited documents200817
Uncited documents200911
Uncited documents201016
Uncited documents201114
Uncited documents201213
Uncited documents201310
Uncited documents20147
Uncited documents201511
Uncited documents201619
Uncited documents201714
Uncited documents201815
Uncited documents20199
Uncited documents20207
Uncited documents202112
Cited documents199951
Cited documents200036
Cited documents200139
Cited documents200241
Cited documents200362
Cited documents200464
Cited documents200558
Cited documents200650
Cited documents200754
Cited documents200849
Cited documents200960
Cited documents201063
Cited documents201167
Cited documents201265
Cited documents201360
Cited documents201459
Cited documents201556
Cited documents201654
Cited documents201765
Cited documents201870
Cited documents201969
Cited documents202061
Cited documents202146
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