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Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing

Country South Korea  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Korea
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Subject Area and CategoryNursing
Nursing (miscellaneous)
PublisherKorean Society of Nursing Science
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20053673, 2093758X
Scope Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing is published using an open access publication model. The journal welcomes original research on nursing intervention and health policies using appropriate research methods. Comprehensive review, concept analysis, and methodological papers are also welcome. The journal has a distinguished editorial board with extensive academic qualifications, ensuring that the journal maintains high scientific standards and has a broad international coverage.


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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.

Nursing (miscellaneous)2005Q4
Nursing (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Nursing (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Nursing (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Nursing (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2019Q3

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)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.150
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.346
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.428
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.398
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.378
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.327
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.620
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.645
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.866
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.610
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.707
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.706
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.860
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.150
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.337
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.408
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.404
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.320
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.624
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.756
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.586
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.619
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.732
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.751
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.138
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.274
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.423
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.360
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.252
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.584
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.610
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.747
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.476
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.597
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.473
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 Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites200872
Self Cites200983
Self Cites201056
Self Cites201136
Self Cites20121
Self Cites201327
Self Cites201420
Self Cites201522
Self Cites201623
Self Cites201720
Self Cites201818
Self Cites201920
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20054
Total Cites200626
Total Cites200765
Total Cites2008138
Total Cites2009145
Total Cites2010126
Total Cites2011104
Total Cites201281
Total Cites201399
Total Cites201498
Total Cites2015118
Total Cites2016143
Total Cites2017151
Total Cites2018175
Total Cites2019157
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 document20040
External Cites per document20050.027
External Cites per document20060.087
External Cites per document20070.150
External Cites per document20080.161
External Cites per document20090.175
External Cites per document20100.224
External Cites per document20110.248
External Cites per document20120.316
External Cites per document20130.436
External Cites per document20140.497
External Cites per document20150.615
External Cites per document20160.492
External Cites per document20170.537
External Cites per document20180.657
External Cites per document20190.656
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.027
Cites per document20060.087
Cites per document20070.150
Cites per document20080.337
Cites per document20090.408
Cites per document20100.404
Cites per document20110.380
Cites per document20120.320
Cites per document20130.600
Cites per document20140.624
Cites per document20150.756
Cites per document20160.586
Cites per document20170.619
Cites per document20180.732
Cites per document20190.751
% 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 documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents20195
Citable documents20040
Citable documents2005149
Citable documents2006299
Citable documents2007432
Citable documents2008409
Citable documents2009355
Citable documents2010312
Citable documents2011274
Citable documents2012253
Citable documents2013165
Citable documents2014157
Citable documents2015156
Citable documents2016244
Citable documents2017244
Citable documents2018239
Citable documents2019209
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 documents20040
Uncited documents2005145
Uncited documents2006278
Uncited documents2007373
Uncited documents2008303
Uncited documents2009247
Uncited documents2010212
Uncited documents2011195
Uncited documents2012189
Uncited documents201399
Uncited documents2014104
Uncited documents201590
Uncited documents2016163
Uncited documents2017150
Uncited documents2018129
Uncited documents2019112
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20054
Cited documents200621
Cited documents200759
Cited documents2008106
Cited documents2009108
Cited documents2010100
Cited documents201180
Cited documents201266
Cited documents201370
Cited documents201460
Cited documents201573
Cited documents201689
Cited documents2017100
Cited documents2018118
Cited documents2019102
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