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International Journal of Fertility and Sterilityopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Royan Institute



Publication type



2008076X, 20080778





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International Journal of Fertility & Sterility is a peer review and quarterly English publication of Royan Institute of Iran. The aim of this journal is to disseminate information through publishing the most recent scientific research studies on Fertility and Sterility and other related topics. Int J Fertil Steril has been certified by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance since 2007. It has also been accredited as a scientific and research journal by HBI (Health and Biomedical Information) Journal Accreditation Commission since 2008. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Obstetrics and Gynecology2009Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2010Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2011Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2012Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2013Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2014Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2015Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2016Q2
Obstetrics and Gynecology2017Q3
Obstetrics and Gynecology2018Q2
Obstetrics and Gynecology2019Q2
Reproductive Medicine2009Q3
Reproductive Medicine2010Q3
Reproductive Medicine2011Q3
Reproductive Medicine2012Q3
Reproductive Medicine2013Q3
Reproductive Medicine2014Q3
Reproductive Medicine2015Q3
Reproductive Medicine2016Q2
Reproductive Medicine2017Q3
Reproductive Medicine2018Q2
Reproductive Medicine2019Q3

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.267
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.371
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.468
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.738
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.662
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.727
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.802
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.859
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.267
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.371
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.468
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.720
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.473
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.698
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.385
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.937
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.812
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.267
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.618
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.570
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.230
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.282
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.523
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.830
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.461
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20094
Self Cites20108
Self Cites201118
Self Cites201217
Self Cites201314
Self Cites201410
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20191
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20098
Total Cites201023
Total Cites201144
Total Cites201272
Total Cites201352
Total Cites201490
Total Cites2015164
Total Cites2016252
Total Cites2017284
Total Cites2018339
Total Cites2019299
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.133
External Cites per document20100.242
External Cites per document20110.277
External Cites per document20120.550
External Cites per document20130.345
External Cites per document20140.620
External Cites per document20151.045
External Cites per document20161.368
External Cites per document20171.454
External Cites per document20181.926
External Cites per document20191.806
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.267
Cites per document20100.371
Cites per document20110.468
Cites per document20120.720
Cites per document20130.473
Cites per document20140.698
Cites per document20151.058
Cites per document20161.385
Cites per document20171.464
Cites per document20181.937
Cites per document20191.812
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20193
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200930
Citable documents201062
Citable documents201194
Citable documents2012100
Citable documents2013110
Citable documents2014129
Citable documents2015155
Citable documents2016182
Citable documents2017194
Citable documents2018175
Citable documents2019165
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200922
Uncited documents201046
Uncited documents201166
Uncited documents201260
Uncited documents201385
Uncited documents201476
Uncited documents201574
Uncited documents201670
Uncited documents201768
Uncited documents201854
Uncited documents201957
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20098
Cited documents201016
Cited documents201131
Cited documents201244
Cited documents201330
Cited documents201456
Cited documents201584
Cited documents2016115
Cited documents2017129
Cited documents2018124
Cited documents2019111
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