Scimago Journal & Country Rank

International Journal of Web Based Communities

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.

H-Index

23

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

14778394, 17418216

Coverage

2004-2014, 2020

Information

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Scope

IJWBC offers research outcomes and state-of-the-art recommendations to practitioners - communication managers, public information service officers, webmasters and those responsible for online communities and social media policies. It publishes integrated scientific results so that further research may be targeted quicker and easier. Web-based communities and social media may be categorised as corporate, scientific, social and educational. Based on technological/societal trends, they are in permanent evolution and need constant critical reflection. Sociology, education, communication and philosophy issues are their main disciplines. 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
Communication2005Q4
Communication2006Q3
Communication2007Q3
Communication2008Q3
Communication2009Q3
Communication2010Q3
Communication2011Q2
Communication2012Q2
Communication2013Q3
Communication2014Q3
Communication2015Q3
Communication2016Q3
Communication2017Q3
Communication2018Q3
Communication2019Q3
Communication2020Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2005Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2006Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2007Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2008Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2009Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2010Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2011Q2
Computer Networks and Communications2012Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2013Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2014Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2015Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2016Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2017Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2018Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2019Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2020Q3
Education2005Q4
Education2006Q3
Education2007Q3
Education2008Q3
Education2009Q3
Education2010Q3
Education2011Q2
Education2012Q3
Education2013Q3
Education2014Q3
Education2015Q3
Education2016Q3
Education2017Q3
Education2018Q3
Education2019Q3
Education2020Q4
Software2005Q4
Software2006Q3
Software2007Q4
Software2008Q3
Software2009Q4
Software2010Q3
Software2011Q3
Software2012Q3
Software2013Q3
Software2014Q3
Software2015Q3
Software2016Q3
Software2017Q3
Software2018Q4
Software2019Q4
Software2020Q4
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
20050.122
20060.246
20070.205
20080.270
20090.199
20100.206
20110.352
20120.257
20130.245
20140.266
20150.268
20160.269
20170.212
20180.206
20190.233
20200.200
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
200410
200528
200631
200734
200833
200934
201026
201129
201232
201332
201433
201520
201627
201720
201831
201923
202023
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)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.868
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.536
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.680
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.738
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.644
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.607
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.785
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.882
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.071
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.848
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.930
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.643
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.921
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.868
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.755
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.703
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.054
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.663
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.816
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.856
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.847
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.713
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.641
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.919
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.868
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.441
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.523
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.776
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.612
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.527
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.803
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.703
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.769
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.792
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.596
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.085
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.627
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.852
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 Cites20040
Self Cites20052
Self Cites20069
Self Cites200710
Self Cites200812
Self Cites20098
Self Cites20103
Self Cites201123
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20148
Self Cites20155
Self Cites201613
Self Cites20176
Self Cites20189
Self Cites20193
Self Cites20207
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20055
Total Cites200633
Total Cites200737
Total Cites200857
Total Cites200974
Total Cites201071
Total Cites201198
Total Cites201259
Total Cites201371
Total Cites201493
Total Cites201583
Total Cites201672
Total Cites201757
Total Cites201862
Total Cites201950
Total Cites202068
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 document20040
External Cites per document20050.300
External Cites per document20060.632
External Cites per document20070.391
External Cites per document20080.500
External Cites per document20090.695
External Cites per document20100.694
External Cites per document20110.815
External Cites per document20120.659
External Cites per document20130.802
External Cites per document20140.924
External Cites per document20150.857
External Cites per document20160.756
External Cites per document20170.718
External Cites per document20180.855
External Cites per document20190.662
External Cites per document20200.897
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.500
Cites per document20060.868
Cites per document20070.536
Cites per document20080.613
Cites per document20090.755
Cites per document20100.703
Cites per document20111.054
Cites per document20120.663
Cites per document20130.816
Cites per document20141.000
Cites per document20150.856
Cites per document20160.847
Cites per document20170.713
Cites per document20180.925
Cites per document20190.641
Cites per document20200.919
% 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
200410.00
20057.14
200622.58
200720.59
200818.18
200911.76
201011.54
201120.69
20129.38
20139.38
20146.06
201520.00
201611.11
201715.00
201812.90
201926.09
202013.04
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 documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20179
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20197
Non-citable documents20206
Citable documents20040
Citable documents200510
Citable documents200638
Citable documents200769
Citable documents200890
Citable documents200995
Citable documents201098
Citable documents201192
Citable documents201288
Citable documents201386
Citable documents201492
Citable documents201591
Citable documents201678
Citable documents201771
Citable documents201862
Citable documents201971
Citable documents202068
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 documents20040
Uncited documents20057
Uncited documents200627
Uncited documents200747
Uncited documents200863
Uncited documents200957
Uncited documents201057
Uncited documents201141
Uncited documents201260
Uncited documents201353
Uncited documents201456
Uncited documents201565
Uncited documents201650
Uncited documents201753
Uncited documents201837
Uncited documents201947
Uncited documents202040
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20053
Cited documents200611
Cited documents200722
Cited documents200830
Cited documents200941
Cited documents201044
Cited documents201152
Cited documents201229
Cited documents201334
Cited documents201437
Cited documents201532
Cited documents201635
Cited documents201727
Cited documents201830
Cited documents201931
Cited documents202034
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