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South African Archaeological Bulletin

Country South Africa  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Africa
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Archeology (arts and humanities)

Social Sciences
Archeology
PublisherSouth African Archaeological Society
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00381969
Coverage2002-ongoing
Scope The South African Archaeological Bulletin - the longest established archaeological journal in sub-Saharan Africa, it contains the cutting edge of research on southern Africa. Appearing twice a year, it includes current research, notes by readers and book reviews.

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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
Archeology2003Q1
Archeology2004Q1
Archeology2005Q1
Archeology2006Q1
Archeology2007Q1
Archeology2008Q1
Archeology2009Q1
Archeology2010Q1
Archeology2011Q1
Archeology2012Q1
Archeology2013Q1
Archeology2014Q1
Archeology2015Q1
Archeology2016Q1
Archeology2017Q1
Archeology2018Q2
Archeology (arts and humanities)2003Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2004Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2005Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2006Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2007Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2008Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2009Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2010Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2011Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2012Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2013Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2014Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2015Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2016Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2017Q1
Archeology (arts and humanities)2018Q1
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
20030.365
20040.414
20050.528
20060.516
20070.524
20080.691
20090.466
20100.621
20110.526
20120.654
20130.480
20140.556
20150.438
20160.804
20170.569
20180.352
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)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.579
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.963
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.825
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.765
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.014
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.158
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.141
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.939
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.579
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.963
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.677
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.709
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.018
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.339
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.169
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.276
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.446
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.745
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.579
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.619
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.875
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.921
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.639
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.056
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.105
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.225
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.325
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.568
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.054
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.103
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.333
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 Cites20020
Self Cites20031
Self Cites20045
Self Cites20058
Self Cites20067
Self Cites200718
Self Cites200811
Self Cites200911
Self Cites201015
Self Cites201113
Self Cites201227
Self Cites201311
Self Cites201420
Self Cites201518
Self Cites201610
Self Cites20175
Self Cites20180
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20036
Total Cites200411
Total Cites200526
Total Cites200621
Total Cites200740
Total Cites200851
Total Cites200939
Total Cites201060
Total Cites201156
Total Cites201279
Total Cites201369
Total Cites201474
Total Cites201581
Total Cites201673
Total Cites201763
Total Cites201835
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 document20020
External Cites per document20030.556
External Cites per document20040.316
External Cites per document20050.667
External Cites per document20060.452
External Cites per document20070.550
External Cites per document20080.784
External Cites per document20090.509
External Cites per document20100.818
External Cites per document20110.782
External Cites per document20120.881
External Cites per document20130.983
External Cites per document20140.931
External Cites per document20151.125
External Cites per document20161.105
External Cites per document20171.160
External Cites per document20180.745
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.667
Cites per document20040.579
Cites per document20050.963
Cites per document20060.677
Cites per document20071.000
Cites per document20081.000
Cites per document20090.709
Cites per document20101.091
Cites per document20111.018
Cites per document20121.339
Cites per document20131.169
Cites per document20141.276
Cites per document20151.446
Cites per document20161.281
Cites per document20171.260
Cites per document20180.745
% 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
200211.11
20030.00
200433.33
20057.14
200615.00
20074.00
200818.18
200916.00
201046.15
201117.39
201224.00
201310.00
201423.08
201533.33
201635.71
201723.81
20180
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 documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents200912
Non-citable documents201017
Non-citable documents201118
Non-citable documents201215
Non-citable documents201315
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents201515
Non-citable documents201613
Non-citable documents201714
Non-citable documents201812
Citable documents20020
Citable documents20039
Citable documents200419
Citable documents200527
Citable documents200631
Citable documents200740
Citable documents200851
Citable documents200955
Citable documents201055
Citable documents201155
Citable documents201259
Citable documents201359
Citable documents201458
Citable documents201556
Citable documents201657
Citable documents201750
Citable documents201847
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 documents20020
Uncited documents20036
Uncited documents200410
Uncited documents200512
Uncited documents200620
Uncited documents200724
Uncited documents200829
Uncited documents200942
Uncited documents201040
Uncited documents201142
Uncited documents201237
Uncited documents201343
Uncited documents201433
Uncited documents201541
Uncited documents201638
Uncited documents201732
Uncited documents201842
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20033
Cited documents20049
Cited documents200516
Cited documents200613
Cited documents200719
Cited documents200830
Cited documents200925
Cited documents201032
Cited documents201131
Cited documents201237
Cited documents201331
Cited documents201435
Cited documents201530
Cited documents201632
Cited documents201732
Cited documents201817
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