Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Communications of the Association for Information Systems

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Association for Information Systems

H-Index

48

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

15293181

Coverage

2006, 2009-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

caiseditorinchief@gmail.com

Scope

The Association for Information Systems (AIS) began publishing two electronic journals in 1999 - Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS) and Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). These journals are designed to be complementary and the first part of this statement of editorial policy is common to both. In content, each will fulfill the role usually associated with the terms "communications" and "journal". Communications is intended to foster the free flow of ideas within the IS community; its emphasis is on originality, importance, and cogency of ideas; it is also a vehicle for case studies, survey articles, tutorials, debates, commentaries and other materials of general interest to the IS community. 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
Information Systems2007Q4
Information Systems2008Q4
Information Systems2009Q4
Information Systems2010Q3
Information Systems2011Q2
Information Systems2012Q2
Information Systems2013Q2
Information Systems2014Q2
Information Systems2015Q2
Information Systems2016Q2
Information Systems2017Q2
Information Systems2018Q2
Information Systems2019Q2
Information Systems2020Q2
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
20070.122
20080.122
20090.122
20100.235
20110.459
20120.439
20130.500
20140.525
20150.480
20160.544
20170.576
20180.574
20190.617
20200.576
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
20061
20070
20080
200991
201053
201157
201215
201339
2014102
201584
201667
201756
201871
201970
202068
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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.076
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.729
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.960
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.213
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.604
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.376
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.396
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.260
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.790
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.223
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.360
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.066
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.729
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.960
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.288
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.301
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.129
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.660
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.320
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.066
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.729
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.164
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.093
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.993
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.177
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.066
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.813
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.614
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.787
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites201016
Self Cites201115
Self Cites20128
Self Cites201319
Self Cites201419
Self Cites201531
Self Cites201627
Self Cites201746
Self Cites201845
Self Cites201922
Self Cites202035
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20071
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20092
Total Cites201097
Total Cites2011249
Total Cites2012394
Total Cites2013308
Total Cites2014254
Total Cites2015359
Total Cites2016479
Total Cites2017577
Total Cites2018526
Total Cites2019322
Total Cites2020457
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 document20060
External Cites per document20071.000
External Cites per document20080.000
External Cites per document20092.000
External Cites per document20100.890
External Cites per document20111.625
External Cites per document20121.920
External Cites per document20132.312
External Cites per document20142.117
External Cites per document20152.103
External Cites per document20162.009
External Cites per document20172.116
External Cites per document20182.369
External Cites per document20191.604
External Cites per document20202.233
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20071.000
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20092.000
Cites per document20101.066
Cites per document20111.729
Cites per document20121.960
Cites per document20132.464
Cites per document20142.288
Cites per document20152.301
Cites per document20162.129
Cites per document20172.281
Cites per document20182.541
Cites per document20191.660
Cites per document20202.320
% 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
20060.00
20070
20080
200920.88
201028.30
201133.33
201226.67
201335.90
201436.27
201535.71
201622.39
201737.50
201839.44
201934.29
202041.18
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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20197
Non-citable documents20208
Citable documents20060
Citable documents20071
Citable documents20081
Citable documents20091
Citable documents201091
Citable documents2011144
Citable documents2012201
Citable documents2013125
Citable documents2014111
Citable documents2015156
Citable documents2016225
Citable documents2017251
Citable documents2018203
Citable documents2019187
Citable documents2020189
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 documents20060
Uncited documents20070
Uncited documents20081
Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents201049
Uncited documents201166
Uncited documents201276
Uncited documents201340
Uncited documents201437
Uncited documents201560
Uncited documents201673
Uncited documents201799
Uncited documents201869
Uncited documents201978
Uncited documents202074
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20071
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20091
Cited documents201042
Cited documents201178
Cited documents2012125
Cited documents201385
Cited documents201474
Cited documents201596
Cited documents2016152
Cited documents2017154
Cited documents2018138
Cited documents2019116
Cited documents2020123
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