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World Literature Studies



Universities and research institutions in Slovakia

Subject Area and Category


Ustav svetovej literatury SAV



Publication type



13379275, 13379690





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World Literature Studies is a scholarly journal published quarterly by Institute of World Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences. It publishes original, peer-reviewed scholarly articles and book reviews in the areas of general and comparative literature studies and translatology. It was formerly known (1992—2008) as Slovak Review of World Literature Research. The journal’s languages are Slovak, Czech, English and German. Abstracts appear in English. 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.

Literature and Literary Theory2010Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2018Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2019Q1

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.073
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.071
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.116
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.064
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.129
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.073
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.060
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.035
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.147
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.073
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.071
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.052
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.110
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.024
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.074
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.210
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.082
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.091
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20177
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20194
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20114
Total Cites20125
Total Cites20133
Total Cites201410
Total Cites20153
Total Cites20168
Total Cites201715
Total Cites20189
Total Cites20199
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.073
External Cites per document20120.024
External Cites per document20130.035
External Cites per document20140.069
External Cites per document20150.018
External Cites per document20160.027
External Cites per document20170.078
External Cites per document20180.069
External Cites per document20190.045
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.073
Cites per document20120.060
Cites per document20130.035
Cites per document20140.098
Cites per document20150.027
Cites per document20160.071
Cites per document20170.147
Cites per document20180.089
Cites per document20190.081
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20106
Non-citable documents201112
Non-citable documents201218
Non-citable documents201315
Non-citable documents201414
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents20187
Non-citable documents201910
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201028
Citable documents201155
Citable documents201284
Citable documents201385
Citable documents2014102
Citable documents2015113
Citable documents2016112
Citable documents2017102
Citable documents2018101
Citable documents2019111
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201034
Uncited documents201163
Uncited documents201297
Uncited documents201398
Uncited documents2014106
Uncited documents2015122
Uncited documents2016115
Uncited documents2017102
Uncited documents201899
Uncited documents2019113
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20114
Cited documents20125
Cited documents20132
Cited documents201410
Cited documents20153
Cited documents20166
Cited documents20178
Cited documents20189
Cited documents20198
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