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Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Animal Science and Zoology

Veterinary (miscellaneous)
PublisherSchattauer GmbH
Publication typeJournals
Scope V.C.O.T. deals with orthopaedics and traumatology in veterinary medicine, whilst also covering common approaches in human and veterinary medicine. The Journal meets the demands of its readers by focusing on both traumatological and practical aspects. Articles of a high scientific standard are published in English by international authors. Review articles, original papers, clinical communications, case reports, letters to the Editor, as well as the latest news in basic research inform the reader about new operating techniques and improvements in the materials used in implants.


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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.

Animal Science and Zoology1999Q3
Animal Science and Zoology2000Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2001Q3
Animal Science and Zoology2002Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2003Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2004Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2005Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2006Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2007Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2008Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2009Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2010Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2011Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2012Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2013Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2014Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2015Q2
Animal Science and Zoology2016Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2017Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2018Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2000Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2018Q1

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)19990.377
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.531
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.572
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.707
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.644
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.685
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.617
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.772
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.824
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.163
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.019
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.365
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.505
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.304
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.294
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.377
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.561
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.582
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.704
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.593
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.646
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.697
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.912
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.079
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.009
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.388
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.362
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.220
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.064
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.326
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.150
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.529
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.472
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.560
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.551
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.506
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.511
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.433
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.740
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.713
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.950
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.047
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.883
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.141
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.955
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.007
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.979
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.151
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.959
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 Cites199911
Self Cites200013
Self Cites20017
Self Cites200216
Self Cites200310
Self Cites200415
Self Cites200513
Self Cites200619
Self Cites200712
Self Cites200819
Self Cites200929
Self Cites201067
Self Cites201169
Self Cites201275
Self Cites201396
Self Cites201481
Self Cites201573
Self Cites201652
Self Cites201750
Self Cites201846
Total Cites199940
Total Cites200065
Total Cites200160
Total Cites200264
Total Cites200381
Total Cites200473
Total Cites200584
Total Cites200673
Total Cites200785
Total Cites2008114
Total Cites2009158
Total Cites2010191
Total Cites2011217
Total Cites2012322
Total Cites2013320
Total Cites2014277
Total Cites2015219
Total Cites2016233
Total Cites2017293
Total Cites2018245
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 document19990.274
External Cites per document20000.491
External Cites per document20010.495
External Cites per document20020.436
External Cites per document20030.617
External Cites per document20040.472
External Cites per document20050.546
External Cites per document20060.400
External Cites per document20070.598
External Cites per document20080.760
External Cites per document20090.970
External Cites per document20100.701
External Cites per document20110.688
External Cites per document20121.065
External Cites per document20130.953
External Cites per document20140.863
External Cites per document20150.629
External Cites per document20160.826
External Cites per document20171.100
External Cites per document20180.934
Cites per document19990.377
Cites per document20000.613
Cites per document20010.561
Cites per document20020.582
Cites per document20030.704
Cites per document20040.593
Cites per document20050.646
Cites per document20060.541
Cites per document20070.697
Cites per document20080.912
Cites per document20091.188
Cites per document20101.079
Cites per document20111.009
Cites per document20121.388
Cites per document20131.362
Cites per document20141.220
Cites per document20150.944
Cites per document20161.064
Cites per document20171.326
Cites per document20181.150
% 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 documents20037
Non-citable documents200414
Non-citable documents200518
Non-citable documents200616
Non-citable documents200712
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents200911
Non-citable documents201017
Non-citable documents201129
Non-citable documents201239
Non-citable documents201341
Non-citable documents201439
Non-citable documents201534
Non-citable documents201633
Non-citable documents201728
Non-citable documents201828
Citable documents1999106
Citable documents2000106
Citable documents2001107
Citable documents2002110
Citable documents2003115
Citable documents2004123
Citable documents2005130
Citable documents2006135
Citable documents2007122
Citable documents2008125
Citable documents2009133
Citable documents2010177
Citable documents2011215
Citable documents2012232
Citable documents2013235
Citable documents2014227
Citable documents2015232
Citable documents2016219
Citable documents2017221
Citable documents2018213
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 documents199978
Uncited documents200066
Uncited documents200173
Uncited documents200270
Uncited documents200374
Uncited documents200480
Uncited documents200599
Uncited documents2006103
Uncited documents200785
Uncited documents200875
Uncited documents200977
Uncited documents2010104
Uncited documents2011135
Uncited documents2012135
Uncited documents2013145
Uncited documents2014122
Uncited documents2015149
Uncited documents2016133
Uncited documents2017113
Uncited documents2018121
Cited documents199928
Cited documents200040
Cited documents200134
Cited documents200240
Cited documents200348
Cited documents200457
Cited documents200549
Cited documents200648
Cited documents200749
Cited documents200862
Cited documents200967
Cited documents201090
Cited documents2011109
Cited documents2012136
Cited documents2013131
Cited documents2014144
Cited documents2015117
Cited documents2016119
Cited documents2017136
Cited documents2018120
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