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JALA - Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation

Country United States  - SIR icon
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryComputer Science
Computer Science Applications

Health Professions
Medical Laboratory Technology
Publisher Association for Laboratory Automation
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15402452, 15355535
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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)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.440
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.099
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.183
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.316
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.298
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.466
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.531
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.654
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.716
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.222
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.019
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.099
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.183
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.346
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.531
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.622
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.060
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.323
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.099
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.177
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.506
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.477
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.964
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.513
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.357
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 Cites19990
Self Cites20002
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20023
Self Cites200313
Self Cites20041
Self Cites20054
Self Cites20068
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Total Cites19990
Total Cites200011
Total Cites20017
Total Cites200219
Total Cites200344
Total Cites200451
Total Cites200560
Total Cites200651
Total Cites200753
Total Cites200843
Total Cites200952
Total Cites201041
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 document19990
External Cites per document20000.360
External Cites per document20010.099
External Cites per document20020.154
External Cites per document20030.244
External Cites per document20040.370
External Cites per document20050.496
External Cites per document20060.524
External Cites per document20071.020
External Cites per document20080.750
External Cites per document20091.130
External Cites per document20101.290
Cites per document19990.000
Cites per document20000.440
Cites per document20010.099
Cites per document20020.183
Cites per document20030.346
Cites per document20040.378
Cites per document20050.531
Cites per document20060.622
Cites per document20071.060
Cites per document20080.768
Cites per document20091.130
Cites per document20101.323
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents200315
Non-citable documents200430
Non-citable documents200533
Non-citable documents200624
Non-citable documents200725
Non-citable documents200838
Non-citable documents200947
Non-citable documents201046
Citable documents19990
Citable documents200025
Citable documents200171
Citable documents2002104
Citable documents2003127
Citable documents2004135
Citable documents2005113
Citable documents200682
Citable documents200750
Citable documents200856
Citable documents200946
Citable documents201031
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 documents19990
Uncited documents200020
Uncited documents200165
Uncited documents200287
Uncited documents2003111
Uncited documents2004127
Uncited documents2005105
Uncited documents200673
Uncited documents200755
Uncited documents200871
Uncited documents200964
Uncited documents201061
Cited documents19990
Cited documents20005
Cited documents20016
Cited documents200217
Cited documents200331
Cited documents200438
Cited documents200541
Cited documents200633
Cited documents200720
Cited documents200823
Cited documents200929
Cited documents201016
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