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Advances in Virologyopen access

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryImmunology and Microbiology

Infectious Diseases
Publisher Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Publication typeJournals
ISSN16878639, 16878647
Scope Advances in Virology is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies on viruses and viral diseases. Articles on viral structure, function, and genetics will be considered, as well as articles focusing on virus-host interactions, viral disease outbreaks, and antiviral therapeutics.


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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.

Infectious Diseases2010Q1
Infectious Diseases2011Q2
Infectious Diseases2012Q2
Infectious Diseases2013Q2
Infectious Diseases2014Q2
Infectious Diseases2015Q2
Infectious Diseases2016Q3
Infectious Diseases2017Q2
Infectious Diseases2018Q3
Infectious Diseases2019Q2

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)20103.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.628
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.489
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.280
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.386
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.093
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.628
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.276
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.655
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.139
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.219
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.222
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.415
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.064
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.217
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.261
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.950
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.143
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 Cites20121
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20107
Total Cites201111
Total Cites201270
Total Cites2013173
Total Cites2014209
Total Cites2015154
Total Cites201655
Total Cites201777
Total Cites201871
Total Cites201960
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 document20103.500
External Cites per document20111.375
External Cites per document20121.605
External Cites per document20132.263
External Cites per document20142.549
External Cites per document20152.655
External Cites per document20161.571
External Cites per document20172.139
External Cites per document20182.219
External Cites per document20192.222
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20103.500
Cites per document20111.375
Cites per document20121.628
Cites per document20132.276
Cites per document20142.549
Cites per document20152.655
Cites per document20161.571
Cites per document20172.139
Cites per document20182.219
Cites per document20192.222
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20090
Citable documents20102
Citable documents20118
Citable documents201243
Citable documents201376
Citable documents201482
Citable documents201558
Citable documents201635
Citable documents201736
Citable documents201832
Citable documents201927
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 documents20100
Uncited documents20115
Uncited documents201217
Uncited documents201326
Uncited documents201428
Uncited documents201517
Uncited documents201616
Uncited documents20178
Uncited documents20185
Uncited documents20197
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20102
Cited documents20113
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201355
Cited documents201461
Cited documents201547
Cited documents201622
Cited documents201729
Cited documents201827
Cited documents201920
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