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Electronic Journal of e-Learningopen access

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryComputer Science
Computer Science Applications

Social Sciences
Publisher Academic Publishing Limited
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Electronic Journal of e-Learning provides a multidisciplinary forum for research on education and learning that informs theories and practice of how people learn, and the design of e-learning environments in different contexts. EJEL provides perspectives on topics relevant to the study, implementation and management of e-learning initiatives.The journal also includes topics that focus on increasing operational efficiencies in the implementation of e-learning, as well as technological system development issues. The journal contributes to the development of both theory and practice in the field of e-learning. The journal accepts academically robust papers, topical articles and case studies that contribute to the area of research in e-learning. Every paper submitted to the journal is double-blind-refereed by at least two members of the Review Board or other suitably qualified readers. The Editors reserve the right to reject papers that the consider of insufficient quality, or not sufficiently relevant to the subject area. The editors are prepared to discuss contributions before submission. The journal publishes work in the categories described below.


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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.

Computer Science Applications2012Q4
Computer Science Applications2013Q4
Computer Science Applications2014Q3
Computer Science Applications2015Q2
Computer Science Applications2016Q2
Computer Science Applications2017Q2
Computer Science Applications2018Q2
Computer Science Applications2019Q3

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)20120.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.058
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.545
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.650
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.142
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.412
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.708
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.593
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.792
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.216
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.052
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.708
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.102
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.145
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.984
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.708
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.680
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20158
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201710
Self Cites20187
Self Cites20194
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20126
Total Cites201334
Total Cites201473
Total Cites2015145
Total Cites2016109
Total Cites2017172
Total Cites2018226
Total Cites2019158
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 document20120.600
External Cites per document20130.688
External Cites per document20141.000
External Cites per document20151.505
External Cites per document20161.089
External Cites per document20171.688
External Cites per document20182.147
External Cites per document20192.000
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.600
Cites per document20130.708
Cites per document20141.058
Cites per document20151.593
Cites per document20161.211
Cites per document20171.792
Cites per document20182.216
Cites per document20192.052
% 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 documents20143
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents20187
Non-citable documents20198
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201210
Citable documents201348
Citable documents201469
Citable documents201591
Citable documents201690
Citable documents201796
Citable documents2018102
Citable documents201977
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 documents20126
Uncited documents201332
Uncited documents201441
Uncited documents201530
Uncited documents201642
Uncited documents201739
Uncited documents201836
Uncited documents201938
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20124
Cited documents201316
Cited documents201431
Cited documents201567
Cited documents201654
Cited documents201765
Cited documents201873
Cited documents201947
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