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International Journal of Cyber Criminologyopen access



Universities and research institutions in India

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International Journal of Cyber Criminology (IJCC) is a peer reviewed online (open access) interdisciplinary journal published biannually and devoted to the study of cyber crime, cyber criminal behavior, cyber victims, cyber laws and cyber policy. IJCC is an unique Diamond open access, not for profit international journal, where the author(s) need not pay article processing charges / page charges and it is totally free for both the authors and the audience. IJCC will focus on all aspects of cyber/computer crime: Forms of Cyber Crime, Impact of cyber crimes in the real world, Policing Cyber space, International Perspectives of Cyber Crime, Developing cyber safety policy, Cyber Victims, Cyber Psychopathology, Geographical aspects of Cyber crime, Cyber offender behavior, cyber crime law, Cyber Pornography, Privacy & Anonymity on the Net, Internet Fraud and Identity Theft, Mobile Phone Safety, Human Factor of Cyber Crime and Cyber Security and Policy issues, Online Gambling, Copyright and Intellectual property Law. As the discipline of Cyber Criminology approaches the future, facing the dire need to document the literature in this rapidly changing area has become more important than ever before. The IJCC will be a nodal centre to develop and disseminate the knowledge of cyber crimes primarily from a social science perspective to the academic and lay world. The journal publishes theoretical, methodological, and applied papers, as well as book reviews. We do not publish highly technical cyber forensics / digital forensics papers and papers of descriptive / overview nature. Join the conversation about this journal

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.


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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20130.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.955
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.219
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.405
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.049
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.826
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.623
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.443
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.955
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.219
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.446
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.984
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.455
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.955
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.935
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.049
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.208
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 Cites20131
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201815
Self Cites201913
Self Cites202018
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20135
Total Cites201421
Total Cites201539
Total Cites201655
Total Cites201767
Total Cites201887
Total Cites201981
Total Cites2020127
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 document20130.364
External Cites per document20140.955
External Cites per document20151.188
External Cites per document20162.000
External Cites per document20171.933
External Cites per document20182.000
External Cites per document20191.236
External Cites per document20201.730
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.455
Cites per document20140.955
Cites per document20151.219
Cites per document20162.115
Cites per document20172.233
Cites per document20182.417
Cites per document20191.446
Cites per document20201.984
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201311
Citable documents201422
Citable documents201532
Citable documents201626
Citable documents201730
Citable documents201836
Citable documents201955
Citable documents202063
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 documents20138
Uncited documents20148
Uncited documents201518
Uncited documents20166
Uncited documents201710
Uncited documents20187
Uncited documents201920
Uncited documents202023
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20133
Cited documents201414
Cited documents201514
Cited documents201620
Cited documents201720
Cited documents201829
Cited documents201936
Cited documents202041
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