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Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Country Netherlands  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Netherlands
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherElsevier BV
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10727515
Coverage1994-ongoing
Scope The Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS) is a monthly journal publishing peer-reviewed original contributions on all aspects of surgery. These contributions include, but are not limited to, original clinical studies, review articles, and experimental investigations with clear clinical relevance. In general, case reports are not considered for publication. As the official scientific journal of the American College of Surgeons, JACS has the goal of providing its readership the highest quality rapid retrieval of information relevant to surgeons.

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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
Surgery1999Q1
Surgery2000Q1
Surgery2001Q1
Surgery2002Q1
Surgery2003Q1
Surgery2004Q1
Surgery2005Q1
Surgery2006Q1
Surgery2007Q1
Surgery2008Q1
Surgery2009Q1
Surgery2010Q1
Surgery2011Q1
Surgery2012Q1
Surgery2013Q1
Surgery2014Q1
Surgery2015Q1
Surgery2016Q1
Surgery2017Q1
Surgery2018Q1
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
19990.975
20001.383
20011.457
20021.273
20031.074
20041.140
20051.327
20061.457
20071.449
20081.429
20091.760
20101.754
20111.763
20122.013
20132.689
20142.853
20152.681
20162.643
20172.455
20182.455
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)19992.236
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.790
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20013.177
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.365
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.849
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.452
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.396
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.487
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.053
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20124.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.888
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.565
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.194
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.255
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.010
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.561
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.819
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.099
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.621
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.177
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.277
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.325
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.387
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.586
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.905
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.011
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.653
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.968
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.463
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.104
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.141
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.632
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.734
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.218
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.103
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.796
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.825
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.405
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.864
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.290
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.295
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.736
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.089
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.489
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.709
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.625
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.495
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.924
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.178
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 Cites199963
Self Cites200073
Self Cites200193
Self Cites200274
Self Cites200372
Self Cites2004108
Self Cites200594
Self Cites2006116
Self Cites2007136
Self Cites2008126
Self Cites2009140
Self Cites2010180
Self Cites2011149
Self Cites2012139
Self Cites2013173
Self Cites2014233
Self Cites2015182
Self Cites2016167
Self Cites2017133
Self Cites2018124
Total Cites19991239
Total Cites20001587
Total Cites20011896
Total Cites20021788
Total Cites20031683
Total Cites20042149
Total Cites20052399
Total Cites20062533
Total Cites20072610
Total Cites20082821
Total Cites20093145
Total Cites20103425
Total Cites20113389
Total Cites20123569
Total Cites20133557
Total Cites20143944
Total Cites20154027
Total Cites20164262
Total Cites20173622
Total Cites20183323
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 document19992.123
External Cites per document20002.689
External Cites per document20013.202
External Cites per document20022.971
External Cites per document20032.509
External Cites per document20042.895
External Cites per document20053.053
External Cites per document20063.127
External Cites per document20073.152
External Cites per document20083.235
External Cites per document20093.426
External Cites per document20103.700
External Cites per document20113.834
External Cites per document20124.472
External Cites per document20134.726
External Cites per document20145.140
External Cites per document20154.873
External Cites per document20164.940
External Cites per document20174.462
External Cites per document20184.557
Cites per document19992.236
Cites per document20002.819
Cites per document20013.368
Cites per document20023.099
Cites per document20032.621
Cites per document20043.048
Cites per document20053.177
Cites per document20063.277
Cites per document20073.325
Cites per document20083.387
Cites per document20093.586
Cites per document20103.905
Cites per document20114.011
Cites per document20124.653
Cites per document20134.968
Cites per document20145.463
Cites per document20155.104
Cites per document20165.141
Cites per document20174.632
Cites per document20184.734
% 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
19993.81
20003.72
20014.07
20025.59
20035.43
20047.50
20053.33
20064.60
20074.28
20084.91
20094.49
20106.23
20114.17
20125.33
20135.49
20144.92
20156.50
20167.71
20176.87
20185.78
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 documents1999102
Non-citable documents2000103
Non-citable documents200184
Non-citable documents200294
Non-citable documents2003105
Non-citable documents2004140
Non-citable documents2005164
Non-citable documents2006190
Non-citable documents2007213
Non-citable documents2008266
Non-citable documents2009279
Non-citable documents2010332
Non-citable documents2011296
Non-citable documents2012347
Non-citable documents2013316
Non-citable documents2014321
Non-citable documents2015341
Non-citable documents2016382
Non-citable documents2017441
Non-citable documents2018409
Citable documents1999554
Citable documents2000563
Citable documents2001563
Citable documents2002577
Citable documents2003642
Citable documents2004705
Citable documents2005755
Citable documents2006773
Citable documents2007785
Citable documents2008833
Citable documents2009877
Citable documents2010877
Citable documents2011845
Citable documents2012767
Citable documents2013716
Citable documents2014722
Citable documents2015789
Citable documents2016829
Citable documents2017782
Citable documents2018702
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 documents1999315
Uncited documents2000266
Uncited documents2001260
Uncited documents2002281
Uncited documents2003316
Uncited documents2004318
Uncited documents2005348
Uncited documents2006347
Uncited documents2007402
Uncited documents2008478
Uncited documents2009510
Uncited documents2010537
Uncited documents2011477
Uncited documents2012471
Uncited documents2013433
Uncited documents2014387
Uncited documents2015424
Uncited documents2016457
Uncited documents2017518
Uncited documents2018471
Cited documents1999341
Cited documents2000400
Cited documents2001387
Cited documents2002390
Cited documents2003431
Cited documents2004527
Cited documents2005571
Cited documents2006616
Cited documents2007596
Cited documents2008621
Cited documents2009646
Cited documents2010672
Cited documents2011664
Cited documents2012643
Cited documents2013599
Cited documents2014656
Cited documents2015706
Cited documents2016754
Cited documents2017705
Cited documents2018640
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