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African Natural Historyopen access

Country South Africa  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Africa
7
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Animal Science and Zoology
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

Earth and Planetary Sciences
Paleontology

Social Sciences
Anthropology
Publisher Iziko Museums
Publication typeJournals
ISSN18168396
Coverage2009-2016
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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
Animal Science and Zoology2010Q3
Animal Science and Zoology2011Q4
Animal Science and Zoology2012Q4
Animal Science and Zoology2013Q4
Animal Science and Zoology2014Q4
Animal Science and Zoology2015Q4
Animal Science and Zoology2016Q3
Animal Science and Zoology2017Q4
Animal Science and Zoology2018Q4
Animal Science and Zoology2019Q4
Anthropology2010Q2
Anthropology2011Q3
Anthropology2012Q2
Anthropology2013Q3
Anthropology2014Q2
Anthropology2015Q4
Anthropology2016Q2
Anthropology2017Q3
Anthropology2018Q3
Anthropology2019Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2010Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2011Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2012Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2013Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2016Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2017Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2018Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2019Q4
Paleontology2010Q3
Paleontology2011Q4
Paleontology2012Q4
Paleontology2013Q4
Paleontology2014Q4
Paleontology2015Q4
Paleontology2016Q4
Paleontology2017Q4
Paleontology2018Q4
Paleontology2019Q4
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
20100.313
20110.124
20120.223
20130.173
20140.234
20150.106
20160.245
20170.198
20180.157
20190.113
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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.706
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.706
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.692
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.818
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.706
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.231
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.692
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.889
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20106
Total Cites20115
Total Cites201212
Total Cites20133
Total Cites20149
Total Cites20151
Total Cites20168
Total Cites20176
Total Cites20185
Total Cites20190
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.625
External Cites per document20110.417
External Cites per document20120.647
External Cites per document20130.231
External Cites per document20140.615
External Cites per document20150.091
External Cites per document20160.889
External Cites per document20170.857
External Cites per document20181.250
External Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.750
Cites per document20110.417
Cites per document20120.706
Cites per document20130.231
Cites per document20140.692
Cites per document20150.091
Cites per document20160.889
Cites per document20170.857
Cites per document20181.250
Cites per document20190.000
% 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
200975.00
201075.00
201180.00
201275.00
201375.00
201466.67
2015100.00
20160.00
20170
20180
20190
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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20090
Citable documents20108
Citable documents201112
Citable documents201217
Citable documents201313
Citable documents201413
Citable documents201511
Citable documents20169
Citable documents20177
Citable documents20184
Citable documents20192
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 documents20090
Uncited documents20104
Uncited documents20119
Uncited documents201210
Uncited documents201310
Uncited documents20147
Uncited documents201510
Uncited documents20165
Uncited documents20173
Uncited documents20182
Uncited documents20192
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20104
Cited documents20113
Cited documents20127
Cited documents20133
Cited documents20146
Cited documents20151
Cited documents20164
Cited documents20174
Cited documents20182
Cited documents20190
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