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Information Communication and Society

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Library and Information Sciences
Publication typeJournals
Coverage2001-2002, 2005-ongoing
Scope Drawing together the most current work upon the social, economic and cultural impact of the emerging properties of the new information and communications technologies, this journal positions itself at the centre of contemporary debates about the information age. Information, Communication & Society (iCS) transcends cultural and geographical boundaries as it explores a diverse range of issues relating to the development and application of information and communications technologies (ICTs). iCS analyses such questions from a global, interdisciplinary perspective in contributions of the very highest quality from scholars and practitioners in the social sciences, gender and cultural studies, communication and media studies, as well as in the information and computer sciences.


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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.

Library and Information Sciences2002Q3
Library and Information Sciences2003Q2
Library and Information Sciences2004Q3
Library and Information Sciences2005Q1
Library and Information Sciences2006Q2
Library and Information Sciences2007Q2
Library and Information Sciences2008Q1
Library and Information Sciences2009Q1
Library and Information Sciences2010Q1
Library and Information Sciences2011Q1
Library and Information Sciences2012Q1
Library and Information Sciences2013Q1
Library and Information Sciences2014Q1
Library and Information Sciences2015Q1
Library and Information Sciences2016Q1
Library and Information Sciences2017Q1

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)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.889
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.889
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.295
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.812
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.987
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.212
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.956
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.620
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.114
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.606
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.542
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.889
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.889
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20056.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.654
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.295
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.812
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.868
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.072
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.772
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.826
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.342
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.337
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.889
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.654
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.295
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.627
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.734
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.906
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.596
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.664
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.151
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.845
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.639
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.085
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.978
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 Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20051
Self Cites20060
Self Cites200710
Self Cites200821
Self Cites200915
Self Cites201023
Self Cites201126
Self Cites201215
Self Cites201330
Self Cites201449
Self Cites201591
Self Cites201671
Self Cites201788
Total Cites20010
Total Cites20024
Total Cites20038
Total Cites20048
Total Cites20056
Total Cites200617
Total Cites200779
Total Cites2008183
Total Cites2009241
Total Cites2010298
Total Cites2011317
Total Cites2012280
Total Cites2013562
Total Cites2014769
Total Cites20151186
Total Cites20161020
Total Cites20171132
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 document20010
External Cites per document20020.500
External Cites per document20030.889
External Cites per document20040.889
External Cites per document20055.000
External Cites per document20060.654
External Cites per document20071.131
External Cites per document20081.604
External Cites per document20091.752
External Cites per document20102.022
External Cites per document20111.902
External Cites per document20121.677
External Cites per document20132.907
External Cites per document20143.582
External Cites per document20154.932
External Cites per document20163.954
External Cites per document20174.000
Cites per document20010.000
Cites per document20020.500
Cites per document20030.889
Cites per document20040.889
Cites per document20056.000
Cites per document20060.654
Cites per document20071.295
Cites per document20081.812
Cites per document20091.868
Cites per document20102.191
Cites per document20112.072
Cites per document20121.772
Cites per document20133.071
Cites per document20143.826
Cites per document20155.342
Cites per document20164.250
Cites per document20174.337
% 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 documents20010
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20064
Non-citable documents200711
Non-citable documents200816
Non-citable documents200919
Non-citable documents201015
Non-citable documents201115
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201518
Non-citable documents201622
Non-citable documents201725
Citable documents20010
Citable documents20028
Citable documents20039
Citable documents20049
Citable documents20051
Citable documents200626
Citable documents200761
Citable documents2008101
Citable documents2009129
Citable documents2010136
Citable documents2011153
Citable documents2012158
Citable documents2013183
Citable documents2014201
Citable documents2015222
Citable documents2016240
Citable documents2017261
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 documents20010
Uncited documents20027
Uncited documents20037
Uncited documents20046
Uncited documents20050
Uncited documents200620
Uncited documents200735
Uncited documents200852
Uncited documents200968
Uncited documents201058
Uncited documents201165
Uncited documents201263
Uncited documents201369
Uncited documents201471
Uncited documents201569
Uncited documents201671
Uncited documents201771
Cited documents20010
Cited documents20022
Cited documents20033
Cited documents20044
Cited documents20051
Cited documents200610
Cited documents200737
Cited documents200865
Cited documents200980
Cited documents201093
Cited documents2011103
Cited documents2012105
Cited documents2013124
Cited documents2014142
Cited documents2015171
Cited documents2016191
Cited documents2017215
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