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International Journal of Electronic Commerce Studiesopen access



Universities and research institutions in Taiwan

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Academy of Taiwan Information Systems Research



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The IJECS is a double-blind referred academic journal for all fields of Electronic Commerce. To serve as an international platform, the IJECS encourages manuscript submissions from authors all around the world. As a multi-discipline journal, The IJECS welcome both technology oriented and business oriented electronic commerce research articles. The purpose of the International Journal of Electronic Commerce Studies is to promote electronic commerce research and provide worldwide scholars a place to publish their innovative work in electronic commerce. To be published in the journal, the manuscript must make strong empirical, theoretical, or practical contributions and highlight the significance of the contributions to the electronic commerce field. Thus, preference is given to submissions that test, extend, or build strong theoretical frameworks for electronic commerce theory, electronic commerce system development, and electronic commerce practice. The journal is not tied to any particular national context; the geographic distribution of authors publishing in the journal came from countries around the world. Articles introducing cases of innovative applications in electronic commerce around the world are also published in the journal. The journal provides scholars opportunities to realize the electronic commerce research and development around the world. Articles in the International Journal of Electronic Commerce Studies will include, but are not limited to the following areas. 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.

Computer Science Applications2014Q4
Computer Science Applications2015Q4
Computer Science Applications2016Q4
Computer Science Applications2017Q4
Computer Science Applications2018Q3
Computer Science Applications2019Q4
Computer Science Applications2020Q4

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.441
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.628
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.796
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.441
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.593
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.930
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.767
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.241
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.341
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.676
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.789
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.900
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20200
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20144
Total Cites201516
Total Cites201630
Total Cites201732
Total Cites201840
Total Cites201923
Total Cites202036
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 document20130
External Cites per document20140.167
External Cites per document20150.318
External Cites per document20160.441
External Cites per document20170.593
External Cites per document20180.930
External Cites per document20190.767
External Cites per document20201.241
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.167
Cites per document20150.364
Cites per document20160.441
Cites per document20170.593
Cites per document20180.930
Cites per document20190.767
Cites per document20201.241
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201424
Citable documents201544
Citable documents201668
Citable documents201754
Citable documents201843
Citable documents201930
Citable documents202029
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201421
Uncited documents201530
Uncited documents201649
Uncited documents201733
Uncited documents201817
Uncited documents201920
Uncited documents202012
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20143
Cited documents201514
Cited documents201619
Cited documents201721
Cited documents201826
Cited documents201910
Cited documents202017
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