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South African Historical Journal

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
13
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
History
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication typeJournals
ISSN02582473
Coverage1969-ongoing
Scope Over the past 40 years, the South African Historical Journal has become renowned and internationally regarded as a premier history journal published in South Africa, promoting significant historical scholarship on the country as well as the southern African region. The journal, which is linked to the Southern African Historical Society, has provided a high-quality medium for original thinking about South African history and has thus shaped - and continues to contribute towards defining - the historiography of the region.

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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
History1999Q2
History2000Q2
History2001Q1
History2002Q2
History2003Q1
History2004Q1
History2005Q2
History2006Q2
History2007Q1
History2008Q2
History2009Q3
History2010Q1
History2011Q3
History2012Q1
History2013Q1
History2014Q1
History2015Q1
History2016Q2
History2017Q2
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
19990.126
20000.139
20010.242
20020.142
20030.292
20040.159
20050.133
20060.176
20070.254
20080.178
20090.110
20100.231
20110.121
20120.311
20130.243
20140.305
20150.335
20160.128
20170.166
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)19990.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.077
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.069
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.331
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.189
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.144
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.240
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.370
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.193
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.311
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.387
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.285
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.441
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.358
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.065
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.289
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.163
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.141
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.222
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.274
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.121
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.278
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.575
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.321
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.051
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.121
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.074
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.135
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.157
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.183
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.269
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.422
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.271
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.542
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.340
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 Cites19992
Self Cites20003
Self Cites20015
Self Cites20022
Self Cites20039
Self Cites20043
Self Cites20051
Self Cites20063
Self Cites20077
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20090
Self Cites201012
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20125
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20149
Self Cites201510
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20172
Total Cites19996
Total Cites20006
Total Cites20019
Total Cites20026
Total Cites200324
Total Cites200413
Total Cites200511
Total Cites200612
Total Cites200716
Total Cites200823
Total Cites200917
Total Cites201032
Total Cites201114
Total Cites201249
Total Cites201330
Total Cites201442
Total Cites201561
Total Cites201616
Total Cites201726
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 document19990.058
External Cites per document20000.035
External Cites per document20010.044
External Cites per document20020.043
External Cites per document20030.181
External Cites per document20040.125
External Cites per document20050.128
External Cites per document20060.114
External Cites per document20070.125
External Cites per document20080.250
External Cites per document20090.185
External Cites per document20100.175
External Cites per document20110.112
External Cites per document20120.411
External Cites per document20130.231
External Cites per document20140.337
External Cites per document20150.481
External Cites per document20160.188
External Cites per document20170.296
Cites per document19990.087
Cites per document20000.071
Cites per document20010.100
Cites per document20020.065
Cites per document20030.289
Cites per document20040.163
Cites per document20050.141
Cites per document20060.152
Cites per document20070.222
Cites per document20080.274
Cites per document20090.185
Cites per document20100.281
Cites per document20110.121
Cites per document20120.458
Cites per document20130.278
Cites per document20140.429
Cites per document20150.575
Cites per document20160.200
Cites per document20170.321
% 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
20000.00
20010.00
20020.00
20033.57
20040.00
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20085.13
20092.22
20106.25
20117.41
201211.11
20133.45
20145.56
20154.76
201610.00
20175.56
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 documents20001
Non-citable documents20012
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents20107
Non-citable documents201116
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201312
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20176
Citable documents199969
Citable documents200085
Citable documents200190
Citable documents200292
Citable documents200383
Citable documents200480
Citable documents200578
Citable documents200679
Citable documents200772
Citable documents200884
Citable documents200992
Citable documents2010114
Citable documents2011116
Citable documents2012107
Citable documents2013108
Citable documents201498
Citable documents2015106
Citable documents201680
Citable documents201781
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 documents199963
Uncited documents200081
Uncited documents200183
Uncited documents200288
Uncited documents200365
Uncited documents200470
Uncited documents200568
Uncited documents200670
Uncited documents200759
Uncited documents200871
Uncited documents200981
Uncited documents201098
Uncited documents2011119
Uncited documents201289
Uncited documents201398
Uncited documents201468
Uncited documents201574
Uncited documents201673
Uncited documents201763
Cited documents19996
Cited documents20005
Cited documents20019
Cited documents20026
Cited documents200319
Cited documents200410
Cited documents200510
Cited documents20069
Cited documents200714
Cited documents200815
Cited documents200917
Cited documents201023
Cited documents201113
Cited documents201231
Cited documents201322
Cited documents201433
Cited documents201536
Cited documents201613
Cited documents201724
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