Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Small Group Research

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Applied Psychology
Social Psychology
PublisherSAGE Publications
Publication typeJournals
Scope Policy: Small Group Research is an international and interdisciplinary journal presenting research, theoretical advancements, and empirically supported applications with respect to all types of small groups. Through advancing the systematic study of small groups, this journal seeks to increase communication among all who are professionally interested in group phenomena.


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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.

Applied Psychology1999Q2
Applied Psychology2000Q3
Applied Psychology2001Q2
Applied Psychology2002Q2
Applied Psychology2003Q2
Applied Psychology2004Q2
Applied Psychology2005Q2
Applied Psychology2006Q3
Applied Psychology2007Q1
Applied Psychology2008Q3
Applied Psychology2009Q2
Applied Psychology2010Q2
Applied Psychology2011Q2
Applied Psychology2012Q1
Applied Psychology2013Q2
Applied Psychology2014Q2
Applied Psychology2015Q1
Applied Psychology2016Q2
Applied Psychology2017Q3
Social Psychology1999Q1
Social Psychology2000Q3
Social Psychology2001Q2
Social Psychology2002Q2
Social Psychology2003Q1
Social Psychology2004Q2
Social Psychology2005Q2
Social Psychology2006Q2
Social Psychology2007Q1
Social Psychology2008Q2
Social Psychology2009Q2
Social Psychology2010Q2
Social Psychology2011Q2
Social Psychology2012Q1
Social Psychology2013Q1
Social Psychology2014Q2
Social Psychology2015Q1
Social Psychology2016Q2
Social Psychology2017Q2

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.

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)19990.687
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.956
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.883
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.960
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.540
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.596
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.063
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.289
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.042
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.727
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.385
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.683
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.252
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.926
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.353
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.895
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.745
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.687
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.761
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.904
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.101
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.869
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.349
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.634
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.176
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.848
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.140
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.276
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.767
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.348
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.610
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.733
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.526
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.823
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.810
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.806
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.772
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.722
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.593
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.790
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.967
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.707
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.695
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.549
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.391
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 Cites199920
Self Cites200011
Self Cites200122
Self Cites200217
Self Cites200316
Self Cites200415
Self Cites20058
Self Cites200619
Self Cites200730
Self Cites20086
Self Cites200914
Self Cites201016
Self Cites201117
Self Cites201215
Self Cites201314
Self Cites201417
Self Cites201521
Self Cites20169
Self Cites201712
Total Cites199957
Total Cites200067
Total Cites200185
Total Cites200293
Total Cites200398
Total Cites200473
Total Cites2005112
Total Cites2006134
Total Cites2007170
Total Cites2008185
Total Cites2009170
Total Cites2010210
Total Cites2011199
Total Cites2012198
Total Cites2013159
Total Cites2014153
Total Cites2015216
Total Cites2016132
Total Cites2017130
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 document19990.446
External Cites per document20000.636
External Cites per document20010.670
External Cites per document20020.817
External Cites per document20030.921
External Cites per document20040.690
External Cites per document20051.253
External Cites per document20061.402
External Cites per document20071.647
External Cites per document20082.106
External Cites per document20091.696
External Cites per document20102.132
External Cites per document20111.957
External Cites per document20122.103
External Cites per document20131.611
External Cites per document20141.511
External Cites per document20152.120
External Cites per document20161.500
External Cites per document20171.573
Cites per document19990.687
Cites per document20000.761
Cites per document20010.904
Cites per document20021.000
Cites per document20031.101
Cites per document20040.869
Cites per document20051.349
Cites per document20061.634
Cites per document20072.000
Cites per document20082.176
Cites per document20091.848
Cites per document20102.308
Cites per document20112.140
Cites per document20122.276
Cites per document20131.767
Cites per document20141.700
Cites per document20152.348
Cites per document20161.610
Cites per document20171.733
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20002
Non-citable documents20013
Non-citable documents20023
Non-citable documents20032
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20119
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20172
Citable documents199983
Citable documents200088
Citable documents200194
Citable documents200293
Citable documents200389
Citable documents200484
Citable documents200583
Citable documents200682
Citable documents200785
Citable documents200885
Citable documents200992
Citable documents201091
Citable documents201193
Citable documents201287
Citable documents201390
Citable documents201490
Citable documents201592
Citable documents201682
Citable documents201775
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 documents199948
Uncited documents200048
Uncited documents200147
Uncited documents200254
Uncited documents200348
Uncited documents200444
Uncited documents200534
Uncited documents200635
Uncited documents200727
Uncited documents200830
Uncited documents200941
Uncited documents201022
Uncited documents201135
Uncited documents201234
Uncited documents201337
Uncited documents201434
Uncited documents201529
Uncited documents201631
Uncited documents201731
Cited documents199935
Cited documents200042
Cited documents200150
Cited documents200242
Cited documents200343
Cited documents200441
Cited documents200551
Cited documents200648
Cited documents200760
Cited documents200856
Cited documents200953
Cited documents201071
Cited documents201167
Cited documents201263
Cited documents201363
Cited documents201460
Cited documents201565
Cited documents201654
Cited documents201746
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