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Journal of Public Relations Research

CountryUnited States
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Public Administration
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherLawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1532754X, 1062726
Coverage1992-1995, 2009-ongoing

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 Administration2010Q1
Public Administration2011Q1
Public Administration2012Q1
Public Administration2013Q1
Public Administration2014Q1
Public Administration2015Q1
Public Administration2016Q1
Public Administration2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1

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)20101.316
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.675
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.305
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.812
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.551
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.526
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.954
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.675
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.305
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.343
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.264
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.316
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.675
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.622
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.787
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.380
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.550
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 Cites20115
Self Cites201212
Self Cites201322
Self Cites201429
Self Cites201513
Self Cites201622
Self Cites201727
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201025
Total Cites201167
Total Cites2012136
Total Cites2013135
Total Cites2014135
Total Cites2015164
Total Cites2016163
Total Cites2017213
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 document20101.000
External Cites per document20111.550
External Cites per document20122.102
External Cites per document20131.794
External Cites per document20141.656
External Cites per document20152.157
External Cites per document20161.958
External Cites per document20172.862
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.316
Cites per document20111.675
Cites per document20122.305
Cites per document20132.143
Cites per document20142.109
Cites per document20152.343
Cites per document20162.264
Cites per document20173.277
% 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 documents20102
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20177
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201019
Citable documents201140
Citable documents201259
Citable documents201363
Citable documents201464
Citable documents201570
Citable documents201672
Citable documents201765
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 documents20108
Uncited documents201114
Uncited documents201219
Uncited documents201322
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents201518
Uncited documents201622
Uncited documents201718
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201013
Cited documents201129
Cited documents201244
Cited documents201345
Cited documents201446
Cited documents201556
Cited documents201654
Cited documents201754
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