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Insights into Imagingopen access

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging
Publisher Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Publication typeJournals
Scope Insights into Imaging is a peer-reviewed, online gold open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. Owned by the European Society of Radiology (ESR), Insights into Imaging specializes in critical reviews, guidelines and policy statements, and is dedicated to education and strategies in radiology. It continuously updates scientific and best-practice knowledge in radiology through the publication of original articles and state of the art reviews, opinions, along with recommendations and statements from the leading radiological societies in Europe.


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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.

Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2013Q2
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2014Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2015Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2016Q2
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2017Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2018Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2019Q1

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.772
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.814
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.317
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.064
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.827
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.772
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.814
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.005
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.783
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.078
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.772
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.814
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.577
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.066
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.921
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.748
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.159
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20147
Self Cites201512
Self Cites201623
Self Cites201716
Self Cites201824
Self Cites201953
Total Cites20120
Total Cites2013101
Total Cites2014332
Total Cites2015552
Total Cites2016550
Total Cites2017564
Total Cites2018662
Total Cites2019832
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 document20120
External Cites per document20131.684
External Cites per document20142.754
External Cites per document20153.000
External Cites per document20162.880
External Cites per document20172.915
External Cites per document20183.646
External Cites per document20193.819
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20131.772
Cites per document20142.814
Cites per document20153.067
Cites per document20163.005
Cites per document20173.000
Cites per document20183.783
Cites per document20194.078
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents201411
Non-citable documents201513
Non-citable documents201618
Non-citable documents201716
Non-citable documents201815
Non-citable documents20199
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201357
Citable documents2014118
Citable documents2015180
Citable documents2016183
Citable documents2017188
Citable documents2018175
Citable documents2019204
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201322
Uncited documents201437
Uncited documents201548
Uncited documents201642
Uncited documents201748
Uncited documents201839
Uncited documents201938
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201338
Cited documents201492
Cited documents2015145
Cited documents2016159
Cited documents2017156
Cited documents2018151
Cited documents2019175
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