Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Science Translational Medicine

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19466234, 19466242
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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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1

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)20104.625
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201110.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201213.619
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201314.904
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201415.319
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201515.662
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201615.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201715.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201110.254
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201213.619
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201315.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201415.829
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201515.680
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201615.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201715.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.625
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201110.254
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201213.877
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201315.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201415.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201515.016
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201614.494
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201713.725
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 Cites20106
Self Cites201154
Self Cites2012137
Self Cites2013148
Self Cites2014119
Self Cites2015134
Self Cites201689
Self Cites201796
Total Cites20090
Total Cites2010185
Total Cites20112102
Total Cites20125543
Total Cites20139444
Total Cites201411223
Total Cites201512011
Total Cites201612407
Total Cites201712450
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 document20104.475
External Cites per document20119.990
External Cites per document201213.283
External Cites per document201314.874
External Cites per document201415.661
External Cites per document201515.505
External Cites per document201614.949
External Cites per document201715.103
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20104.625
Cites per document201110.254
Cites per document201213.619
Cites per document201315.110
Cites per document201415.829
Cites per document201515.680
Cites per document201615.057
Cites per document201715.220
% 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 documents201057
Non-citable documents2011296
Non-citable documents2012552
Non-citable documents2013759
Non-citable documents2014765
Non-citable documents2015797
Non-citable documents2016768
Non-citable documents2017736
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201040
Citable documents2011205
Citable documents2012407
Citable documents2013625
Citable documents2014709
Citable documents2015766
Citable documents2016824
Citable documents2017818
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 documents201057
Uncited documents2011286
Uncited documents2012524
Uncited documents2013740
Uncited documents2014754
Uncited documents2015787
Uncited documents2016789
Uncited documents2017756
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201040
Cited documents2011215
Cited documents2012435
Cited documents2013644
Cited documents2014720
Cited documents2015776
Cited documents2016803
Cited documents2017798
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