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Universities and research institutions in Chile

Subject Area and Category


Facultad de Comunicaciones de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



07193661, 0719367X





How to publish in this journal

Scope is a scientific journal, whose articles are subjected to double-blind peer review, which publishes research on mediated communication in Latin America. It seeks to disseminate theories, empirical evidence and methodological developments regarding media, professional practices, audiences, institutions, technologies, and the effects of communication on the social, political, economic and cultural spheres. It covers journalism, institutional communication, audiovisual, multimedia and advertising. It is aimed at academics, researchers, communicators and professionals interested in communication and the media in Ibero-America. It is a disciplinary and multidisciplinary publication published semi-annually (June and December) by the Faculty of Communications of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Founded in 1984 as a professional journal called Cuadernos de Información, in 2013 it became, to reflect its new identity as a fully scientific journal. It publishes works in Spanish, English and Portuguese, and has a printed and an electronic version ( is an open access journal that offers its production in an integral online format for the entire scientific community. The whole editorial process for the publication of the papers, including its scientific review and layout, does not require any fee. 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.

Library and Information Sciences2014Q3
Library and Information Sciences2015Q4
Library and Information Sciences2016Q3
Library and Information Sciences2017Q2
Library and Information Sciences2018Q2
Library and Information Sciences2019Q2
Library and Information Sciences2020Q2

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)20140.269
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.179
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.447
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.465
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.632
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.704
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.965
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.269
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.447
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.466
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.621
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.779
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.779
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.269
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.179
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.559
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.534
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.702
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.737
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 Cites20144
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20175
Self Cites201816
Self Cites20196
Self Cites20201
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20147
Total Cites201510
Total Cites201638
Total Cites201741
Total Cites201854
Total Cites201967
Total Cites202067
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 document20140.115
External Cites per document20150.185
External Cites per document20160.378
External Cites per document20170.429
External Cites per document20180.458
External Cites per document20190.753
External Cites per document20200.815
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.269
Cites per document20150.179
Cites per document20160.447
Cites per document20170.466
Cites per document20180.621
Cites per document20190.779
Cites per document20200.779
% 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 documents20152
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20195
Non-citable documents20205
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201426
Citable documents201554
Citable documents201682
Citable documents201784
Citable documents201883
Citable documents201981
Citable documents202081
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 documents201420
Uncited documents201548
Uncited documents201662
Uncited documents201762
Uncited documents201855
Uncited documents201951
Uncited documents202055
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20146
Cited documents20158
Cited documents201623
Cited documents201726
Cited documents201832
Cited documents201935
Cited documents202031
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