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Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicineopen access



Universities and research institutions in Netherlands

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Elsevier BV



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The electronic Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (eJTCM) is a bimonthly open-access journal that covers the fields of traditional medicine, herbal medicine, and dietary therapy. The Journal provides a global platform for discussion, perspectives and research on traditional and Complementary medicine. eJTCM focuses on both Eastern and Western complementary medicine and welcomes articles from all medical perspectives. 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.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine2012Q4
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2013Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2014Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2015Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2016Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2017Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2018Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2019Q1
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2020Q1

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.540
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.644
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.713
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.367
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.823
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.349
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.036
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.780
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.540
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.644
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.730
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.540
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.880
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.398
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.981
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20205.390
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.540
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.675
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.012
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.804
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.144
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.536
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20204.425
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20137
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20168
Self Cites201715
Self Cites201821
Self Cites201914
Self Cites202034
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20121
Total Cites201327
Total Cites201458
Total Cites2015218
Total Cites2016320
Total Cites2017455
Total Cites2018632
Total Cites2019844
Total Cites20201008
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.000
External Cites per document20130.400
External Cites per document20140.655
External Cites per document20151.764
External Cites per document20162.557
External Cites per document20172.821
External Cites per document20183.321
External Cites per document20193.952
External Cites per document20205.237
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.100
Cites per document20130.540
Cites per document20140.644
Cites per document20151.730
Cites per document20162.540
Cites per document20172.880
Cites per document20183.398
Cites per document20193.981
Cites per document20205.390
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201210
Citable documents201350
Citable documents201487
Citable documents2015123
Citable documents2016122
Citable documents2017156
Citable documents2018184
Citable documents2019210
Citable documents2020186
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 documents20110
Uncited documents20129
Uncited documents201330
Uncited documents201450
Uncited documents201538
Uncited documents201637
Uncited documents201732
Uncited documents201838
Uncited documents201937
Uncited documents202023
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20121
Cited documents201320
Cited documents201440
Cited documents201588
Cited documents201689
Cited documents2017126
Cited documents2018148
Cited documents2019175
Cited documents2020164
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