Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Biblical Literature

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Society of Biblical Literature

H-Index

22

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00219231, 19343876

Coverage

2002-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

bob.buller@sbl-site.org

Scope

The flagship journal of the field, the Journal of Biblical Literature is published quarterly and includes scholarly articles and critical notes by members of the Society. Essential reading for over a century, it is now available online and in print. The Presidential Address, presented at every Annual Meeting, is transcribed and published in the first issue of the following year. Join the conversation about this journal
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 Theory2003Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2004Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2018Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2019Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2020Q1
Religious Studies2003Q1
Religious Studies2004Q1
Religious Studies2005Q1
Religious Studies2006Q1
Religious Studies2007Q1
Religious Studies2008Q1
Religious Studies2009Q1
Religious Studies2010Q1
Religious Studies2011Q1
Religious Studies2012Q1
Religious Studies2013Q1
Religious Studies2014Q1
Religious Studies2015Q1
Religious Studies2016Q1
Religious Studies2017Q1
Religious Studies2018Q1
Religious Studies2019Q1
Religious Studies2020Q1
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
20030.158
20040.215
20050.641
20060.333
20070.237
20080.641
20090.421
20101.221
20110.711
20120.599
20130.331
20140.371
20150.500
20160.344
20170.228
20180.305
20190.408
20200.282
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
200227
200331
200426
200530
200627
200734
200844
200951
201048
201144
201238
201350
201458
201552
201653
201759
201856
201952
202047
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)20030.296
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.259
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.482
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.719
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.735
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.630
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.641
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.542
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.539
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.532
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.439
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.615
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.342
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.309
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.296
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.494
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.614
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.692
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.533
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.659
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.497
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.476
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.477
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.508
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.419
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.595
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.296
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.259
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.632
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.649
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.590
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.579
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.485
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.413
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.386
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.398
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.373
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.410
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.235
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.278
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 Cites20043
Self Cites20054
Self Cites20062
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20088
Self Cites200911
Self Cites20105
Self Cites20119
Self Cites20128
Self Cites20138
Self Cites201414
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20176
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20198
Self Cites202015
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20038
Total Cites200415
Total Cites200548
Total Cites200643
Total Cites200751
Total Cites200863
Total Cites200956
Total Cites201085
Total Cites201171
Total Cites201268
Total Cites201362
Total Cites201467
Total Cites201572
Total Cites201667
Total Cites201797
Total Cites201848
Total Cites201947
Total Cites202050
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 document20030.304
External Cites per document20040.255
External Cites per document20050.647
External Cites per document20060.594
External Cites per document20070.731
External Cites per document20080.688
External Cites per document20090.450
External Cites per document20100.620
External Cites per document20110.440
External Cites per document20120.426
External Cites per document20130.422
External Cites per document20140.405
External Cites per document20150.479
External Cites per document20160.418
External Cites per document20170.580
External Cites per document20180.233
External Cites per document20190.235
External Cites per document20200.215
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.296
Cites per document20040.259
Cites per document20050.571
Cites per document20060.494
Cites per document20070.614
Cites per document20080.692
Cites per document20090.533
Cites per document20100.659
Cites per document20110.497
Cites per document20120.476
Cites per document20130.477
Cites per document20140.508
Cites per document20150.493
Cites per document20160.419
Cites per document20170.595
Cites per document20180.293
Cites per document20190.280
Cites per document20200.299
% 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
20072.94
20080.00
20090.00
20100.00
20112.27
20120.00
20132.00
20141.72
20151.92
20161.89
20170.00
20181.79
20191.92
20204.26
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 documents20034
Non-citable documents200411
Non-citable documents200516
Non-citable documents200618
Non-citable documents200716
Non-citable documents200811
Non-citable documents20095
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20204
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200323
Citable documents200447
Citable documents200568
Citable documents200669
Citable documents200767
Citable documents200880
Citable documents2009100
Citable documents2010129
Citable documents2011141
Citable documents2012141
Citable documents2013128
Citable documents2014131
Citable documents2015140
Citable documents2016153
Citable documents2017157
Citable documents2018163
Citable documents2019166
Citable documents2020163
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 documents200320
Uncited documents200448
Uncited documents200554
Uncited documents200660
Uncited documents200748
Uncited documents200847
Uncited documents200969
Uncited documents201077
Uncited documents201195
Uncited documents201297
Uncited documents201388
Uncited documents201491
Uncited documents201599
Uncited documents2016118
Uncited documents2017101
Uncited documents2018128
Uncited documents2019131
Uncited documents2020128
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20037
Cited documents200410
Cited documents200530
Cited documents200627
Cited documents200735
Cited documents200844
Cited documents200936
Cited documents201052
Cited documents201148
Cited documents201246
Cited documents201342
Cited documents201441
Cited documents201547
Cited documents201642
Cited documents201762
Cited documents201836
Cited documents201937
Cited documents202039
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