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Revista Latina de Comunicacion Socialopen access

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
Communication2013Q3
Communication2014Q2
Communication2015Q2
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q2
Communication2018Q2
Communication2019Q2
Communication2020Q2
Communication2021Q1
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
20120.124
20130.226
20140.338
20150.545
20160.775
20170.571
20180.509
20190.423
20200.537
20210.652
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
201123
201222
201331
201432
201550
201670
201793
201876
201993
202071
202139
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)20120.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.733
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.993
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.976
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.693
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.799
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.348
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.733
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.671
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.847
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.088
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.121
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.748
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.992
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.348
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.733
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.642
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.016
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.110
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.950
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.840
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.864
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.037
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 Cites20123
Self Cites20138
Self Cites201412
Self Cites201524
Self Cites201641
Self Cites201747
Self Cites201838
Self Cites201957
Self Cites202043
Self Cites202153
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20128
Total Cites201333
Total Cites201451
Total Cites201572
Total Cites2016123
Total Cites2017160
Total Cites2018197
Total Cites2019268
Total Cites2020458
Total Cites2021478
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 document20120.217
External Cites per document20130.556
External Cites per document20140.513
External Cites per document20150.565
External Cites per document20160.726
External Cites per document20170.743
External Cites per document20180.746
External Cites per document20190.883
External Cites per document20201.584
External Cites per document20211.771
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.348
Cites per document20130.733
Cites per document20140.671
Cites per document20150.847
Cites per document20161.088
Cites per document20171.053
Cites per document20180.925
Cites per document20191.121
Cites per document20201.748
Cites per document20211.992
% 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
201117.39
20120.00
20139.68
201434.38
201514.00
201611.43
201723.66
201817.11
20196.45
202015.49
202125.64
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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201223
Citable documents201345
Citable documents201476
Citable documents201585
Citable documents2016113
Citable documents2017152
Citable documents2018213
Citable documents2019239
Citable documents2020262
Citable documents2021240
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 documents201220
Uncited documents201329
Uncited documents201455
Uncited documents201548
Uncited documents201652
Uncited documents201774
Uncited documents2018112
Uncited documents2019105
Uncited documents202099
Uncited documents202176
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20123
Cited documents201316
Cited documents201421
Cited documents201537
Cited documents201661
Cited documents201778
Cited documents2018101
Cited documents2019134
Cited documents2020163
Cited documents2021164
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