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Studies in Communication Sciences

Country Germany  - SIR icon
7
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
Publisher Elsevier GmbH
Publication typeJournals
ISSN14244896
Coverage2012-2019
Scope By virtue of the prevailing multilingualism of both the Editorial Board and the Advisory Board, SComS provides a unique forum for exchange among media and communication scientists in English, German, French, and Italian. As SComS is based in Switzerland at the German, French and Italian-speaking intersections of the world, the journal’s mission is to showcase the developments in communication sciences in these language areas. The platinum open access journal proposes a multidisciplinary approach to communication sciences that is quite unique. SComS is becoming a home to different traditions, disciplines, contexts and methodologies, all dealing with communication in its different facets.

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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
Communication2013Q4
Communication2014Q3
Communication2015Q3
Communication2016Q3
Communication2017Q4
Communication2018Q2
Communication2019Q2
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
20130.102
20140.134
20150.228
20160.236
20170.146
20180.289
20190.270
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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.179
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.609
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.658
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.542
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.593
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.484
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.489
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.179
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.529
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.610
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.538
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 Cites20141
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20166
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20194
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20145
Total Cites201522
Total Cites201635
Total Cites201730
Total Cites201840
Total Cites201923
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 document20130.000
External Cites per document20140.143
External Cites per document20150.455
External Cites per document20160.492
External Cites per document20170.484
External Cites per document20180.633
External Cites per document20190.404
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.179
Cites per document20150.500
Cites per document20160.593
Cites per document20170.484
Cites per document20180.667
Cites per document20190.489
% 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
20128.33
201320.83
201427.78
201517.86
20167.41
201711.11
201815.38
201927.03
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 documents20132
Non-citable documents20148
Non-citable documents201510
Non-citable documents201611
Non-citable documents201711
Non-citable documents201813
Non-citable documents201911
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201310
Citable documents201428
Citable documents201544
Citable documents201659
Citable documents201762
Citable documents201860
Citable documents201947
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 documents201312
Uncited documents201431
Uncited documents201538
Uncited documents201653
Uncited documents201753
Uncited documents201856
Uncited documents201940
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20145
Cited documents201516
Cited documents201617
Cited documents201720
Cited documents201817
Cited documents201918
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