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Universities and research institutions in Spain

Subject Area and Category


Research and Science Policy of the University of Valencia

Universitat de Valencia in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



21743487, 21749221





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Mètode Science Studies Journal - Annual Review (ISSN 2174-3487 - eISSN 2174-9221) is a yearly peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research, commentary and analysis on current research and science communication. We accept articles on all fields of science, which undergo a double-blind peer review quality process. 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.

History and Philosophy of Science2016Q3
History and Philosophy of Science2017Q4
History and Philosophy of Science2018Q3
History and Philosophy of Science2019Q4
History and Philosophy of Science2020Q3
History and Philosophy of Science2021Q4

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)20160.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.174
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.171
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.248
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.230
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.194
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.033
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.117
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.264
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 Cites20170
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20200
Self Cites20210
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20161
Total Cites20179
Total Cites201816
Total Cites201918
Total Cites202020
Total Cites202119
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 document20160.036
External Cites per document20170.155
External Cites per document20180.179
External Cites per document20190.207
External Cites per document20200.260
External Cites per document20210.257
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.033
Cites per document20170.143
Cites per document20180.174
Cites per document20190.194
Cites per document20200.238
Cites per document20210.226
% 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 documents20162
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents20196
Non-citable documents20207
Non-citable documents202110
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201628
Citable documents201758
Citable documents201884
Citable documents201987
Citable documents202077
Citable documents202174
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 documents201629
Uncited documents201756
Uncited documents201881
Uncited documents201978
Uncited documents202069
Uncited documents202169
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20161
Cited documents20177
Cited documents201811
Cited documents201915
Cited documents202015
Cited documents202115
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