Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Language Related Researchopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Tarbiat Modares University

Tarbiat Modares University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



23223081, 23830816





How to publish in this journal


RR publishes bi-monthly in Persian and bi-annually in English and French. It is an open-access journal where all submitted manuscripts undergo a rigorous double-blind review. Prior to submission, authors are highly required to read through the Submission Guidelines meticulously and adhere to the instructions given below. Note that submission is a representation that the manuscript has not been published previously and is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. LRR invites all Iranian and foreign researchers to contribute to the journal by submitting their papers germane to the following issues: Language Teaching and Learning, Teacher Education, Language Assessment, Comparative Linguistics, Semantics, Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics, Philosophy of Language, Psychology of Language, Discourse Analysis, Materials Development, as well as Learner Individual Differences. 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.

Language and Linguistics2013Q4
Language and Linguistics2014Q2
Language and Linguistics2015Q2
Language and Linguistics2016Q2
Language and Linguistics2017Q2
Language and Linguistics2018Q4
Language and Linguistics2019Q2
Language and Linguistics2020Q2
Linguistics and Language2013Q4
Linguistics and Language2014Q2
Linguistics and Language2015Q2
Linguistics and Language2016Q2
Linguistics and Language2017Q2
Linguistics and Language2018Q4
Linguistics and Language2019Q2
Linguistics and Language2020Q2

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.050
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.128
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.185
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.050
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.172
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.151
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.118
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.215
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.172
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.180
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.166
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.157
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.182
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites201415
Self Cites201535
Self Cites201635
Self Cites201730
Self Cites201844
Self Cites201922
Self Cites202036
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20132
Total Cites201415
Total Cites201536
Total Cites201636
Total Cites201733
Total Cites201845
Total Cites201927
Total Cites202043
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.000
External Cites per document20140.000
External Cites per document20150.007
External Cites per document20160.006
External Cites per document20170.014
External Cites per document20180.004
External Cites per document20190.022
External Cites per document20200.035
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.050
Cites per document20140.172
Cites per document20150.265
Cites per document20160.200
Cites per document20170.151
Cites per document20180.190
Cites per document20190.118
Cites per document20200.215
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201340
Citable documents201487
Citable documents2015136
Citable documents2016180
Citable documents2017218
Citable documents2018237
Citable documents2019229
Citable documents2020200
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201338
Uncited documents201473
Uncited documents2015103
Uncited documents2016149
Uncited documents2017190
Uncited documents2018196
Uncited documents2019208
Uncited documents2020167
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20132
Cited documents201414
Cited documents201533
Cited documents201631
Cited documents201728
Cited documents201841
Cited documents201921
Cited documents202033
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