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Science Bulletin

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Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
Multidisciplinary
Publisher Elsevier BV
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20959273, 20959281
Coverage2015-2020
Scope Science Bulletin (Sci. Bull., formerly known as Chinese Science Bulletin) is a multidisciplinary academic journal supervised by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and co-sponsored by the CAS and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Sci. Bull. is a semi-monthly international journal publishing high-caliber peer-reviewed research on a broad range of natural sciences and high-tech fields on the basis of its originality, scientific significance and whether it is of general interest. In addition, we are committed to serving the scientific community with immediate, authoritative news and valuable insights into upcoming trends around the globe.

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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
Multidisciplinary1999Q2
Multidisciplinary2000Q2
Multidisciplinary2001Q2
Multidisciplinary2002Q2
Multidisciplinary2003Q1
Multidisciplinary2004Q1
Multidisciplinary2005Q1
Multidisciplinary2006Q1
Multidisciplinary2007Q1
Multidisciplinary2008Q1
Multidisciplinary2009Q1
Multidisciplinary2010Q1
Multidisciplinary2011Q1
Multidisciplinary2012Q1
Multidisciplinary2013Q1
Multidisciplinary2014Q1
Multidisciplinary2015Q1
Multidisciplinary2016Q1
Multidisciplinary2017Q1
Multidisciplinary2018Q1
Multidisciplinary2019Q1
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
19990.186
20000.182
20010.184
20020.215
20030.246
20040.283
20050.345
20060.370
20070.330
20080.317
20090.311
20100.388
20110.495
20120.419
20130.399
20140.443
20150.491
20160.526
20170.570
20181.046
20191.517
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)19990.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.201
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.288
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.352
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.457
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.760
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.919
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.835
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.968
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.413
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.584
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.696
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.830
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.940
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.188
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.401
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.046
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.173
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.210
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.328
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.514
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.816
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.861
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.859
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.781
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.971
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.461
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.612
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.678
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.868
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.014
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.255
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.442
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20196.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.223
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.449
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.507
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.659
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.798
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.784
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.777
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.732
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.988
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.490
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.485
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.597
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.899
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.974
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.164
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20185.149
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20197.862
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 Cites199959
Self Cites200074
Self Cites2001137
Self Cites2002150
Self Cites2003183
Self Cites2004170
Self Cites2005162
Self Cites2006156
Self Cites2007186
Self Cites2008164
Self Cites2009227
Self Cites2010280
Self Cites2011401
Self Cites2012502
Self Cites2013372
Self Cites2014331
Self Cites2015299
Self Cites2016164
Self Cites2017206
Self Cites2018222
Self Cites2019258
Total Cites1999293
Total Cites2000345
Total Cites2001528
Total Cites2002620
Total Cites2003778
Total Cites2004967
Total Cites20051226
Total Cites20061305
Total Cites20071244
Total Cites20081171
Total Cites20091532
Total Cites20102094
Total Cites20112594
Total Cites20122821
Total Cites20132909
Total Cites20143250
Total Cites20153659
Total Cites20163290
Total Cites20172706
Total Cites20183074
Total Cites20193937
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 document19990.164
External Cites per document20000.165
External Cites per document20010.243
External Cites per document20020.280
External Cites per document20030.393
External Cites per document20040.513
External Cites per document20050.708
External Cites per document20060.758
External Cites per document20070.730
External Cites per document20080.671
External Cites per document20090.828
External Cites per document20101.044
External Cites per document20111.235
External Cites per document20121.325
External Cites per document20131.463
External Cites per document20141.678
External Cites per document20151.849
External Cites per document20162.143
External Cites per document20172.252
External Cites per document20184.121
External Cites per document20195.785
Cites per document19990.206
Cites per document20000.210
Cites per document20010.328
Cites per document20020.370
Cites per document20030.514
Cites per document20040.623
Cites per document20050.816
Cites per document20060.861
Cites per document20070.859
Cites per document20080.781
Cites per document20090.971
Cites per document20101.206
Cites per document20111.461
Cites per document20121.612
Cites per document20131.678
Cites per document20141.868
Cites per document20152.014
Cites per document20162.255
Cites per document20172.438
Cites per document20184.442
Cites per document20196.190
% 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
199912.07
20008.06
20018.75
200212.81
200314.39
200413.14
200514.72
200612.31
200714.53
200813.74
200911.21
201011.89
201114.09
201212.88
201318.06
201418.08
201517.42
201621.62
201723.02
201828.63
201929.53
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20033
Non-citable documents20043
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents201017
Non-citable documents201172
Non-citable documents2012112
Non-citable documents2013138
Non-citable documents2014110
Non-citable documents201591
Non-citable documents201684
Non-citable documents201783
Non-citable documents2018132
Non-citable documents2019163
Citable documents19991424
Citable documents20001643
Citable documents20011610
Citable documents20021677
Citable documents20031514
Citable documents20041553
Citable documents20051502
Citable documents20061515
Citable documents20071449
Citable documents20081500
Citable documents20091577
Citable documents20101737
Citable documents20111776
Citable documents20121750
Citable documents20131734
Citable documents20141740
Citable documents20151817
Citable documents20161459
Citable documents20171110
Citable documents2018692
Citable documents2019636
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 documents19991196
Uncited documents20001370
Uncited documents20011251
Uncited documents20021275
Uncited documents20031054
Uncited documents20041034
Uncited documents2005926
Uncited documents2006912
Uncited documents2007840
Uncited documents2008904
Uncited documents2009834
Uncited documents2010825
Uncited documents2011811
Uncited documents2012767
Uncited documents2013756
Uncited documents2014702
Uncited documents2015740
Uncited documents2016570
Uncited documents2017426
Uncited documents2018201
Uncited documents2019179
Cited documents1999228
Cited documents2000273
Cited documents2001359
Cited documents2002404
Cited documents2003463
Cited documents2004522
Cited documents2005580
Cited documents2006606
Cited documents2007614
Cited documents2008600
Cited documents2009749
Cited documents2010929
Cited documents20111037
Cited documents20121095
Cited documents20131116
Cited documents20141148
Cited documents20151168
Cited documents2016973
Cited documents2017767
Cited documents2018623
Cited documents2019620
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