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Open Ophthalmology Journalopen access

Country Netherlands  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Netherlands
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherBentham Science Publishers B.V.
Publication typeJournals
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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.


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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.683
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.508
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.675
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.468
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.319
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.920
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.118
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.683
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.508
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.603
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.178
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.934
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.683
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.359
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.833
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20181
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201219
Total Cites201369
Total Cites201489
Total Cites2015101
Total Cites201698
Total Cites201786
Total Cites201885
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 document20110
External Cites per document20121.059
External Cites per document20131.683
External Cites per document20141.508
External Cites per document20151.587
External Cites per document20161.400
External Cites per document20171.137
External Cites per document20180.923
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20121.118
Cites per document20131.683
Cites per document20141.508
Cites per document20151.603
Cites per document20161.400
Cites per document20171.178
Cites per document20180.934
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20188
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201217
Citable documents201341
Citable documents201459
Citable documents201563
Citable documents201670
Citable documents201773
Citable documents201891
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201210
Uncited documents201318
Uncited documents201428
Uncited documents201527
Uncited documents201639
Uncited documents201732
Uncited documents201849
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20128
Cited documents201326
Cited documents201434
Cited documents201539
Cited documents201634
Cited documents201745
Cited documents201850
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