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Iranian Journal of Medical Sciencesopen access

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherShiraz University of Medical Sciences
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1979-1981, 1989-ongoing
Scope The Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences (IJMS) is an international quarterly biomedical publication, which is sponsored by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. The IJMS intends to provide a scientific medium of com­muni­cation for researchers throughout the globe. The journal welcomes original clinical articles as well as clinically oriented basic science re­search experiences on prevalent diseases in the region and analysis of various regional problems. (source)

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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)1997Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)1998Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2

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)19990.071
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.051
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.120
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.068
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.065
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.144
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.116
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.271
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.270
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.307
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.712
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.938
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.083
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.070
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.117
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.235
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.284
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.567
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.864
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.011
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.112
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.036
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.061
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.109
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.094
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.202
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.337
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.644
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.885
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.007
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.924
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 Cites19990
Self Cites20000
Self Cites20011
Self Cites20024
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20053
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20094
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20124
Self Cites20137
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20154
Self Cites20167
Total Cites19992
Total Cites20002
Total Cites20012
Total Cites20028
Total Cites20036
Total Cites20046
Total Cites200510
Total Cites200622
Total Cites200718
Total Cites200818
Total Cites200939
Total Cites201038
Total Cites201140
Total Cites201244
Total Cites201376
Total Cites2014127
Total Cites2015178
Total Cites2016239
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 document19990.071
External Cites per document20000.061
External Cites per document20010.029
External Cites per document20020.125
External Cites per document20030.094
External Cites per document20040.056
External Cites per document20050.049
External Cites per document20060.152
External Cites per document20070.104
External Cites per document20080.104
External Cites per document20090.211
External Cites per document20100.230
External Cites per document20110.255
External Cites per document20120.280
External Cites per document20130.515
External Cites per document20140.830
External Cites per document20150.989
External Cites per document20161.079
Cites per document19990.071
Cites per document20000.061
Cites per document20010.057
Cites per document20020.250
Cites per document20030.094
Cites per document20040.056
Cites per document20050.070
Cites per document20060.152
Cites per document20070.117
Cites per document20080.110
Cites per document20090.235
Cites per document20100.250
Cites per document20110.284
Cites per document20120.308
Cites per document20130.567
Cites per document20140.864
Cites per document20151.011
Cites per document20161.112
% 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 documents19995
Non-citable documents20005
Non-citable documents20014
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20035
Non-citable documents200410
Non-citable documents200513
Non-citable documents200617
Non-citable documents200714
Non-citable documents200815
Non-citable documents20097
Non-citable documents20108
Non-citable documents20119
Non-citable documents201218
Non-citable documents201324
Non-citable documents201426
Non-citable documents201524
Non-citable documents201619
Citable documents199928
Citable documents200033
Citable documents200135
Citable documents200232
Citable documents200364
Citable documents2004108
Citable documents2005142
Citable documents2006145
Citable documents2007154
Citable documents2008163
Citable documents2009166
Citable documents2010152
Citable documents2011141
Citable documents2012143
Citable documents2013134
Citable documents2014147
Citable documents2015176
Citable documents2016215
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 documents199931
Uncited documents200036
Uncited documents200138
Uncited documents200229
Uncited documents200363
Uncited documents2004112
Uncited documents2005145
Uncited documents2006146
Uncited documents2007151
Uncited documents2008160
Uncited documents2009144
Uncited documents2010135
Uncited documents2011119
Uncited documents2012127
Uncited documents2013110
Uncited documents2014107
Uncited documents2015114
Uncited documents2016119
Cited documents19992
Cited documents20002
Cited documents20011
Cited documents20025
Cited documents20036
Cited documents20046
Cited documents200510
Cited documents200616
Cited documents200717
Cited documents200818
Cited documents200929
Cited documents201025
Cited documents201131
Cited documents201234
Cited documents201348
Cited documents201466
Cited documents201586
Cited documents2016115
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