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Current Opinion in Virology

Country Netherlands  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Netherlands
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryImmunology and Microbiology
PublisherElsevier BV
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)20122.674
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20136.163
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20146.540
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.968
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.163
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.540
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.599
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.674
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20136.163
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.061
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.847
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.335
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.706
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 Cites201217
Self Cites201337
Self Cites201430
Self Cites201534
Self Cites201650
Self Cites201738
Total Cites20110
Total Cites2012230
Total Cites20131251
Total Cites20141949
Total Cites20151896
Total Cites20161719
Total Cites20171816
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 document20122.477
External Cites per document20135.980
External Cites per document20146.440
External Cites per document20155.819
External Cites per document20165.436
External Cites per document20175.454
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20122.674
Cites per document20136.163
Cites per document20146.540
Cites per document20155.925
Cites per document20165.599
Cites per document20175.571
% 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 documents20127
Non-citable documents201314
Non-citable documents201421
Non-citable documents201524
Non-citable documents201630
Non-citable documents201737
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201286
Citable documents2013203
Citable documents2014298
Citable documents2015320
Citable documents2016307
Citable documents2017326
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 documents201227
Uncited documents201328
Uncited documents201442
Uncited documents201556
Uncited documents201642
Uncited documents201751
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201266
Cited documents2013189
Cited documents2014277
Cited documents2015288
Cited documents2016295
Cited documents2017312
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