Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Distance Education

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Routledge

H-Index

52

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

01587919, 14750198

Coverage

1980-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

sommnaidu@gmail.com

Scope

Distance Education is a peer-reviewed journal of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia, Inc. The journal publishes research and scholarly material in the fields of open, distance and flexible education where learners are free from the constraints of the time, pace and place of study. Distance Education was one of the first journals published to focus exclusively on these areas of educational practice and it remains a primary source of original and scholarly work in these fields. All papers undergo double-blind peer review, and are reviewed by members of the Editorial Board with expertise in the areas(s) represented by a paper, and/or invited reviewers with special competence in the area(s) covered. The Editors reserve the right to make minor alterations to all papers that are accepted for publication. 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
Education2006Q1
Education2007Q2
Education2008Q1
Education2009Q1
Education2010Q1
Education2011Q1
Education2012Q2
Education2013Q1
Education2014Q1
Education2015Q1
Education2016Q1
Education2017Q1
Education2018Q1
Education2019Q1
Education2020Q1
E-learning2006Q1
E-learning2007Q2
E-learning2008Q1
E-learning2009Q1
E-learning2010Q1
E-learning2011Q1
E-learning2012Q1
E-learning2013Q1
E-learning2014Q1
E-learning2015Q1
E-learning2016Q1
E-learning2017Q1
E-learning2018Q1
E-learning2019Q1
E-learning2020Q1
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
20060.575
20070.328
20081.092
20091.061
20100.693
20111.139
20120.658
20130.731
20140.985
20151.430
20161.069
20170.696
20180.972
20191.229
20201.456
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)19990.585
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.553
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.324
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.984
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.895
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.423
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.186
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.597
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20084.076
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20096.022
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.878
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.625
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.554
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.949
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.248
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.765
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.426
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.814
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20186.473
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20196.074
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20207.073
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.585
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.741
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.878
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.739
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.778
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.512
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.737
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20084.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20095.629
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.973
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.902
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.818
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.663
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.862
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20156.329
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.395
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.845
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.253
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20207.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.698
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.355
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.280
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.723
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.478
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.552
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.661
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20156.821
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.912
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.148
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20206.157
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 Cites19998
Self Cites20006
Self Cites200110
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20048
Self Cites200510
Self Cites200626
Self Cites200722
Self Cites200836
Self Cites200940
Self Cites201012
Self Cites201118
Self Cites201228
Self Cites201310
Self Cites201430
Self Cites201536
Self Cites201638
Self Cites201720
Self Cites201834
Self Cites2019104
Self Cites202070
Total Cites199938
Total Cites200094
Total Cites200162
Total Cites200236
Total Cites200380
Total Cites200498
Total Cites2005100
Total Cites2006108
Total Cites2007156
Total Cites2008282
Total Cites2009394
Total Cites2010294
Total Cites2011320
Total Cites2012248
Total Cites2013326
Total Cites2014423
Total Cites2015538
Total Cites2016464
Total Cites2017348
Total Cites2018407
Total Cites2019478
Total Cites2020729
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 document19990.517
External Cites per document20001.872
External Cites per document20011.333
External Cites per document20021.029
External Cites per document20032.105
External Cites per document20042.647
External Cites per document20053.214
External Cites per document20062.278
External Cites per document20072.680
External Cites per document20084.033
External Cites per document20095.710
External Cites per document20104.338
External Cites per document20115.119
External Cites per document20123.385
External Cites per document20134.788
External Cites per document20145.038
External Cites per document20156.877
External Cites per document20165.757
External Cites per document20174.493
External Cites per document20184.973
External Cites per document20194.617
External Cites per document20207.575
Cites per document19990.585
Cites per document20001.741
Cites per document20011.378
Cites per document20020.878
Cites per document20031.739
Cites per document20042.333
Cites per document20052.778
Cites per document20062.512
Cites per document20072.737
Cites per document20084.087
Cites per document20095.629
Cites per document20103.973
Cites per document20113.902
Cites per document20122.818
Cites per document20133.663
Cites per document20144.862
Cites per document20156.329
Cites per document20165.395
Cites per document20174.094
Cites per document20184.845
Cites per document20195.253
Cites per document20207.515
% 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
19990.00
20007.14
200118.75
20026.25
200310.00
200420.00
200517.39
200612.50
200727.27
200833.33
200914.29
201013.33
201120.00
201210.34
20137.14
201414.29
201516.67
201622.22
201711.11
201821.62
201927.27
202011.11
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 documents19997
Non-citable documents20007
Non-citable documents20016
Non-citable documents20026
Non-citable documents20038
Non-citable documents20048
Non-citable documents20058
Non-citable documents20067
Non-citable documents20077
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents20109
Non-citable documents201123
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201323
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201712
Non-citable documents20189
Non-citable documents201910
Non-citable documents202010
Citable documents199958
Citable documents200047
Citable documents200139
Citable documents200235
Citable documents200338
Citable documents200434
Citable documents200528
Citable documents200636
Citable documents200750
Citable documents200861
Citable documents200962
Citable documents201065
Citable documents201159
Citable documents201265
Citable documents201366
Citable documents201478
Citable documents201573
Citable documents201674
Citable documents201773
Citable documents201875
Citable documents201981
Citable documents202087
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 documents199950
Uncited documents200031
Uncited documents200130
Uncited documents200227
Uncited documents200324
Uncited documents200422
Uncited documents200514
Uncited documents200617
Uncited documents200720
Uncited documents200823
Uncited documents200916
Uncited documents201026
Uncited documents201131
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201338
Uncited documents201429
Uncited documents201516
Uncited documents201628
Uncited documents201729
Uncited documents201825
Uncited documents201929
Uncited documents202022
Cited documents199915
Cited documents200023
Cited documents200115
Cited documents200214
Cited documents200322
Cited documents200420
Cited documents200522
Cited documents200626
Cited documents200737
Cited documents200846
Cited documents200954
Cited documents201048
Cited documents201151
Cited documents201247
Cited documents201351
Cited documents201458
Cited documents201569
Cited documents201658
Cited documents201756
Cited documents201859
Cited documents201962
Cited documents202075
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