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Observatorioopen access

Country

Portugal

Universities and research institutions in Portugal

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

OberCom - Observatorio da Comunicacao

H-Index

12

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

08748810, 16465954

Coverage

2011-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

gustavo.cardoso@iscte-iul.pt

Scope

Observatorio (OBS*) is an online, multimedia, academic journal, free of charge, that adheres to the highest standards of peer review and engages both established and emerging scholars worlwide. Observatorio (OBS*) is an interdisciplinary journal that welcomes contributions coming from and speaking to the many disciplines and approaches that meet at the crossroads that is Communication Studies Observatorio (OBS*) allows authors of a wide range of theoretical and methodological areas in the Communication Studies, from academia to the business-related world, to interact and publish in their own original languages without time-space publishing limitations and accessibility constraints. 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
Communication2012Q4
Communication2013Q4
Communication2014Q3
Communication2015Q3
Communication2016Q3
Communication2017Q3
Communication2018Q3
Communication2019Q3
Communication2020Q3
Communication2021Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2012Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2013Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2014Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2015Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2016Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2017Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2018Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2019Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2020Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2021Q4
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
20120.125
20130.139
20140.161
20150.259
20160.173
20170.267
20180.186
20190.193
20200.265
20210.210
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
201156
201249
201351
201441
201540
201654
201742
201872
201936
202033
202138
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)20120.089
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.171
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.237
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.386
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.322
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.380
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.686
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.171
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.237
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.303
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.338
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.393
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.760
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.532
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.089
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.171
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.272
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.245
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.456
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.449
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20148
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20176
Self Cites201811
Self Cites201913
Self Cites20204
Self Cites20217
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20125
Total Cites201318
Total Cites201437
Total Cites201560
Total Cites201640
Total Cites201746
Total Cites201846
Total Cites201966
Total Cites2020114
Total Cites202175
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.054
External Cites per document20130.133
External Cites per document20140.186
External Cites per document20150.390
External Cites per document20160.280
External Cites per document20170.296
External Cites per document20180.257
External Cites per document20190.319
External Cites per document20200.743
External Cites per document20210.489
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.089
Cites per document20130.171
Cites per document20140.237
Cites per document20150.426
Cites per document20160.303
Cites per document20170.341
Cites per document20180.338
Cites per document20190.393
Cites per document20200.760
Cites per document20210.532
% 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
20118.93
201210.20
20137.84
201412.20
201517.50
201611.11
201714.29
201815.28
201911.11
20209.09
20215.26
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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20212
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201256
Citable documents2013105
Citable documents2014156
Citable documents2015141
Citable documents2016132
Citable documents2017135
Citable documents2018136
Citable documents2019166
Citable documents2020148
Citable documents2021139
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201251
Uncited documents201390
Uncited documents2014126
Uncited documents2015102
Uncited documents2016107
Uncited documents2017105
Uncited documents2018103
Uncited documents2019122
Uncited documents202090
Uncited documents202192
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20125
Cited documents201315
Cited documents201430
Cited documents201539
Cited documents201625
Cited documents201730
Cited documents201833
Cited documents201946
Cited documents202060
Cited documents202149
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