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Ploughshares

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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Literature and Literary Theory
Publisher Ploughshares
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00484474, 21620903
Coverage2002-2019
Scope Ploughshares has published quality literature since 1971. Our award-winning literary journal is published four times a year; our lively literary blog publishes new writing daily. Since 1989, we have been based at Emerson College in downtown Boston.

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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
Literature and Literary Theory2003Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2004Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2018Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2019Q4
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
20030.101
20040.100
20050.100
20060.100
20070.100
20080.100
20090.100
20100.100
20110.100
20120.100
20130.108
20140.100
20150.100
20160.100
20170.100
20180.100
20190.100
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)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.010
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.011
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.012
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.019
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.015
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.024
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
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 Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20030
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20061
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20131
Total Cites20140
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20172
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20190
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 document20030.000
External Cites per document20040.000
External Cites per document20050.000
External Cites per document20060.013
External Cites per document20070.000
External Cites per document20080.000
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.000
External Cites per document20120.000
External Cites per document20130.019
External Cites per document20140.000
External Cites per document20150.000
External Cites per document20160.000
External Cites per document20170.015
External Cites per document20180.000
External Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.013
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.019
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.015
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.000
% 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
20020.00
20030.00
20040.00
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20080.00
20090.00
20100.00
20110.00
20120.00
20130.00
20140.00
20150.00
20160.00
20170.00
20180.00
20190.00
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 documents20037
Non-citable documents200415
Non-citable documents200522
Non-citable documents200620
Non-citable documents200713
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20116
Non-citable documents201211
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents201818
Non-citable documents201918
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200329
Citable documents200459
Citable documents200582
Citable documents200675
Citable documents200774
Citable documents200878
Citable documents200975
Citable documents201081
Citable documents201165
Citable documents201251
Citable documents201353
Citable documents201476
Citable documents2015114
Citable documents2016119
Citable documents2017135
Citable documents2018141
Citable documents2019137
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 documents200336
Uncited documents200474
Uncited documents2005104
Uncited documents200694
Uncited documents200787
Uncited documents200886
Uncited documents200978
Uncited documents201086
Uncited documents201171
Uncited documents201262
Uncited documents201362
Uncited documents201488
Uncited documents2015123
Uncited documents2016129
Uncited documents2017141
Uncited documents2018159
Uncited documents2019155
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20030
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20061
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20131
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20172
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20190
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