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Innovation Journal



Universities and research institutions in Canada

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The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal (TIJ) is an independent, blind peer-reviewed, Internet-based journal devoted to building knowledge about public sector innovation. It publishes scholarly and practitioner-oriented papers, books, case studies, review essays, and book reviews. It has a French site, La Revue de l'innovation. 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.

Public Administration2010Q4
Public Administration2011Q3
Public Administration2012Q4
Public Administration2013Q3
Public Administration2014Q4
Public Administration2015Q3
Public Administration2016Q3
Public Administration2017Q3
Public Administration2018Q4
Public Administration2019Q3

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.045
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.568
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.549
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.882
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.798
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.639
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.854
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.662
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.557
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.568
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.630
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.455
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.568
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.612
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.633
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.511
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.208
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.477
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.483
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.765
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.667
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites201110
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20137
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20158
Self Cites201610
Self Cites20178
Self Cites20184
Self Cites20194
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20101
Total Cites201125
Total Cites201239
Total Cites201375
Total Cites201435
Total Cites201542
Total Cites201633
Total Cites201734
Total Cites201821
Total Cites201932
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.045
External Cites per document20110.341
External Cites per document20120.507
External Cites per document20130.958
External Cites per document20140.444
External Cites per document20150.486
External Cites per document20160.343
External Cites per document20170.481
External Cites per document20180.472
External Cites per document20191.273
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.045
Cites per document20110.568
Cites per document20120.549
Cites per document20131.056
Cites per document20140.486
Cites per document20150.600
Cites per document20160.493
Cites per document20170.630
Cites per document20180.583
Cites per document20191.455
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20126
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201022
Citable documents201144
Citable documents201271
Citable documents201371
Citable documents201472
Citable documents201570
Citable documents201667
Citable documents201754
Citable documents201836
Citable documents201922
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201022
Uncited documents201134
Uncited documents201257
Uncited documents201347
Uncited documents201458
Uncited documents201554
Uncited documents201652
Uncited documents201739
Uncited documents201824
Uncited documents201910
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20101
Cited documents201113
Cited documents201220
Cited documents201330
Cited documents201420
Cited documents201520
Cited documents201619
Cited documents201717
Cited documents201813
Cited documents201912
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