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Journal of Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iranopen access

Country Iran  - SIR icon
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
Publisher National Center for Scientific Research
Publication typeJournals
Scope Journal of Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran is an international open-access journal publishing research related to basic sciences. Original research and reviews concerned with the latest developments Papers in the field of: Biology; Chemistry; Geology; Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Sciences; Physics


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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)20120.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.197
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.362
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.414
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.450
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.568
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.521
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.197
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.321
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.325
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.314
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.427
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.589
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.424
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.197
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.329
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.171
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.358
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.426
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.393
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20154
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20175
Self Cites20188
Self Cites20191
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20124
Total Cites201314
Total Cites201434
Total Cites201539
Total Cites201632
Total Cites201741
Total Cites201853
Total Cites201936
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 document20120.190
External Cites per document20130.169
External Cites per document20140.302
External Cites per document20150.292
External Cites per document20160.265
External Cites per document20170.375
External Cites per document20180.500
External Cites per document20190.412
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.190
Cites per document20130.197
Cites per document20140.321
Cites per document20150.325
Cites per document20160.314
Cites per document20170.427
Cites per document20180.589
Cites per document20190.424
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201221
Citable documents201371
Citable documents2014106
Citable documents2015120
Citable documents2016102
Citable documents201796
Citable documents201890
Citable documents201985
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 documents201217
Uncited documents201359
Uncited documents201479
Uncited documents201592
Uncited documents201682
Uncited documents201768
Uncited documents201858
Uncited documents201957
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20124
Cited documents201312
Cited documents201427
Cited documents201528
Cited documents201620
Cited documents201728
Cited documents201832
Cited documents201928
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