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Open Veterinary Journalopen access



Universities and research institutions in Libya

Subject Area and Category


Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli



Publication type



22186050, 22264485





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Open Veterinary Journal is a peer-reviewed international open access online and printed journal that publishes high-quality original research articles. reviews, short communications and case reports dedicated to all aspects of veterinary sciences and its related subjects. Research areas include the following: Infectious diseases of zoonotic/food-borne importance, applied biochemistry, parasitology, endocrinology, microbiology, immunology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, epidemiology, molecular biology, immunogenetics, surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, oncology and animal reproduction. All papers are peer-reviewed. Moreover, with the presence of well-qualified group of international referees, the process of publication will be done meticulously and to the highest standards. 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.

Veterinary (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2021Q2

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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.303
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.486
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.694
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.831
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.386
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.303
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.694
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.802
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.424
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.378
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.303
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.624
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.821
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.459
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.151
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20202
Self Cites202110
Total Cites20150
Total Cites201610
Total Cites201735
Total Cites201893
Total Cites2019130
Total Cites2020262
Total Cites2021248
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 document20150
External Cites per document20160.303
External Cites per document20170.431
External Cites per document20180.694
External Cites per document20190.790
External Cites per document20201.413
External Cites per document20211.322
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.303
Cites per document20170.486
Cites per document20180.694
Cites per document20190.802
Cites per document20201.424
Cites per document20211.378
% 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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201633
Citable documents201772
Citable documents2018134
Citable documents2019162
Citable documents2020184
Citable documents2021180
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 documents20150
Uncited documents201625
Uncited documents201740
Uncited documents201876
Uncited documents201989
Uncited documents202080
Uncited documents202178
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20168
Cited documents201732
Cited documents201858
Cited documents201973
Cited documents2020104
Cited documents2021102
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