Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Communication Sciences and Disorders


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


The Korean Academy of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (KASA)



Publication type



22880917, 22881328





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Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) is the official journal of the Korean Academy of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (KASA), published in March, June, September, and December. Abbreviated title is Commun Sci Disord. The journal publishes peer-reviewed research on human speech, language, hearing and swallowing sciences and related communication disorders. The journal provides theoretical and practical information for better understanding of underlying processes involved in human communication. The journal seeks new and more effective ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat population with communication disorders. The journal also advances crosslinguistic work, evidence-based practice as well as interdisciplinary research by publishing the results of original research, case study, and critical reviews of existing experimental work. 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.

Linguistics and Language2014Q2
Linguistics and Language2015Q2
Linguistics and Language2016Q2
Linguistics and Language2017Q2
Linguistics and Language2018Q2
Linguistics and Language2019Q2
Linguistics and Language2020Q2
Linguistics and Language2021Q2
Speech and Hearing2014Q4
Speech and Hearing2015Q4
Speech and Hearing2016Q4
Speech and Hearing2017Q4
Speech and Hearing2018Q4
Speech and Hearing2019Q4
Speech and Hearing2020Q3
Speech and Hearing2021Q3

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)20140.477
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.398
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.544
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.536
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.617
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.474
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.477
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.398
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.544
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.533
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.646
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.555
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.471
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.477
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.398
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.524
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.622
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.525
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.511
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.532
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 Cites201420
Self Cites201535
Self Cites201674
Self Cites201777
Self Cites2018106
Self Cites201999
Self Cites202093
Self Cites202183
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201421
Total Cites201539
Total Cites201681
Total Cites201788
Total Cites2018117
Total Cites2019122
Total Cites2020115
Total Cites2021131
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 document20140.023
External Cites per document20150.041
External Cites per document20160.047
External Cites per document20170.067
External Cites per document20180.061
External Cites per document20190.105
External Cites per document20200.090
External Cites per document20210.195
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.477
Cites per document20150.398
Cites per document20160.544
Cites per document20170.533
Cites per document20180.646
Cites per document20190.555
Cites per document20200.471
Cites per document20210.533
% 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
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201444
Citable documents201598
Citable documents2016149
Citable documents2017165
Citable documents2018181
Citable documents2019220
Citable documents2020244
Citable documents2021246
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 documents201430
Uncited documents201570
Uncited documents201696
Uncited documents2017107
Uncited documents2018108
Uncited documents2019132
Uncited documents2020164
Uncited documents2021149
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201414
Cited documents201528
Cited documents201653
Cited documents201758
Cited documents201873
Cited documents201988
Cited documents202080
Cited documents202197
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