Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Studies in Communication Sciences

CountryGermany
5
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
PublisherElsevier GmbH
Publication typeJournals
ISSN14244896
Coverage2012-ongoing
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
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
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)20150.477
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.580
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.488
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.477
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.559
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.387
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.179
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.585
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.261
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
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20145
Total Cites201521
Total Cites201633
Total Cites201724
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 document20150.432
External Cites per document20160.458
External Cites per document20170.387
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.179
Cites per document20150.477
Cites per document20160.559
Cites per document20170.387
% 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
201710.00
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
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201310
Citable documents201428
Citable documents201544
Citable documents201659
Citable documents201762
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 documents201539
Uncited documents201653
Uncited documents201756
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20145
Cited documents201515
Cited documents201617
Cited documents201717
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