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Archnet-IJARopen access

Country Qatar  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Qatar
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryEngineering

Social Sciences
Urban Studies
Publisher Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN26316862, 19387806
Scope Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research is an interdisciplinary scholarly journal of architecture, urban design and planning, and built environment studies. The journal aims at establishing a bridge between theory and practice in these fields. The journal acts as a platform that reports on the latest research findings for examining buildings and urban environments and debates innovative approaches for creating responsive environments. Archnet-IJAR is truly international and aims at strengthening ties between scholars, academics, and practitioners from the global north and the global south with contributors and readers reaching across the boundaries of cultures and geographies.


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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.

Urban Studies2012Q3
Urban Studies2013Q4
Urban Studies2014Q3
Urban Studies2015Q3
Urban Studies2016Q2
Urban Studies2017Q3
Urban Studies2018Q2
Urban Studies2019Q2

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)20120.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.611
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.130
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.889
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.154
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.286
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.662
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.303
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.847
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.243
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.195
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.758
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 Cites20121
Self Cites20130
Self Cites201413
Self Cites201518
Self Cites201635
Self Cites2017108
Self Cites201867
Self Cites201941
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20124
Total Cites20138
Total Cites201428
Total Cites201542
Total Cites201688
Total Cites2017172
Total Cites2018131
Total Cites2019122
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 document20120.107
External Cites per document20130.154
External Cites per document20140.153
External Cites per document20150.216
External Cites per document20160.398
External Cites per document20170.485
External Cites per document20180.500
External Cites per document20190.563
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.143
Cites per document20130.154
Cites per document20140.286
Cites per document20150.378
Cites per document20160.662
Cites per document20171.303
Cites per document20181.023
Cites per document20190.847
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20191
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201228
Citable documents201352
Citable documents201498
Citable documents2015111
Citable documents2016133
Citable documents2017132
Citable documents2018128
Citable documents2019144
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 documents201224
Uncited documents201344
Uncited documents201476
Uncited documents201581
Uncited documents201683
Uncited documents201735
Uncited documents201849
Uncited documents201972
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20124
Cited documents20138
Cited documents201423
Cited documents201533
Cited documents201654
Cited documents2017100
Cited documents201881
Cited documents201973
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