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Journal of African Media Studies

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
7
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
PublisherIntellect Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17517974, 2040199X
Coverage2011-ongoing
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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
Communication2013Q4
Communication2014Q3
Communication2015Q3
Communication2016Q3
Communication2017Q3
Communication2018Q3
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
20120.103
20130.139
20140.159
20150.158
20160.168
20170.231
20180.179
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)20120.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.318
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.328
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.241
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.488
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.318
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.328
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.422
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.403
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.318
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.244
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.256
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.366
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.467
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.400
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20181
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20122
Total Cites201314
Total Cites201421
Total Cites201514
Total Cites201629
Total Cites201727
Total Cites201831
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 document20120.087
External Cites per document20130.273
External Cites per document20140.328
External Cites per document20150.233
External Cites per document20160.443
External Cites per document20170.391
External Cites per document20180.390
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.087
Cites per document20130.318
Cites per document20140.328
Cites per document20150.233
Cites per document20160.475
Cites per document20170.422
Cites per document20180.403
% 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
201111.11
20120.00
20130.00
201417.39
201516.00
20167.41
201717.65
201825.00
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 documents20124
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents201711
Non-citable documents20189
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201223
Citable documents201344
Citable documents201464
Citable documents201560
Citable documents201661
Citable documents201764
Citable documents201877
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 documents201225
Uncited documents201341
Uncited documents201460
Uncited documents201557
Uncited documents201653
Uncited documents201756
Uncited documents201862
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20122
Cited documents201310
Cited documents201413
Cited documents201512
Cited documents201617
Cited documents201719
Cited documents201824
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