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DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology

Country India  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of India
8
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Library and Information Sciences
PublisherDefence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre (DESIDOC)
Publication typeJournals
ISSN09740643, 09764658
Coverage2012-ongoing
Scope DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology publishes original research and review papers related to library science and IT applied to library activities, services, and products. Major subject fields covered include: Information systems, Knowledge management, Collection building & management, Information behaviour & retrieval, Librarianship/library management, Library & information services, Records management & preservation, etc.

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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
Library and Information Sciences2013Q4
Library and Information Sciences2014Q3
Library and Information Sciences2015Q2
Library and Information Sciences2016Q2
Library and Information Sciences2017Q2
Library and Information Sciences2018Q2
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
20130.145
20140.275
20150.371
20160.392
20170.313
20180.274
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)20130.156
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.397
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.468
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.498
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.413
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.653
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.397
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.468
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.531
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.442
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.574
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.397
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.434
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.619
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.379
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.495
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20148
Self Cites201531
Self Cites201621
Self Cites201723
Self Cites201824
Total Cites20120
Total Cites201310
Total Cites201450
Total Cites201587
Total Cites201693
Total Cites201772
Total Cites201893
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.156
External Cites per document20140.333
External Cites per document20150.301
External Cites per document20160.411
External Cites per document20170.301
External Cites per document20180.426
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.156
Cites per document20140.397
Cites per document20150.468
Cites per document20160.531
Cites per document20170.442
Cites per document20180.574
% 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
20122.90
20133.03
20143.17
20151.85
20160.00
20173.33
20185.66
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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20183
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201364
Citable documents2014126
Citable documents2015186
Citable documents2016175
Citable documents2017163
Citable documents2018162
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201360
Uncited documents2014100
Uncited documents2015133
Uncited documents2016120
Uncited documents2017110
Uncited documents2018107
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20139
Cited documents201435
Cited documents201565
Cited documents201663
Cited documents201758
Cited documents201858
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