Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Nature Methods

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Nature Publishing Group

H-Index

318

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

15487091, 15487105

Coverage

2004-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

methods@us.nature.com

Scope

Nature Methods is a forum for the publication of novel methods and significant improvements to tried-and-tested basic research techniques in the life sciences. This monthly publication is aimed at a broad, interdisciplinary audience of academic and industry researchers actively involved in laboratory practice. It provides them with new tools to conduct their research and places a strong emphasis on the immediate practical relevance of the work presented. The journal publishes primary research papers as well as overviews of recent technical and methodological developments. We are actively seeking primary methods papers of relevance to the biological and biomedical sciences, including methods grounded in chemistry that have a practical application to the study of biological problems. To enhance the practical relevance of each paper, description of the method must be accompanied by its validation, its application to an important biological question and results illustrating its performance in comparison to available approaches. Articles are selected for publication that present broad interest, thorough assessments of methodological performance and comprehensive technical descriptions that facilitate immediate application. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Biochemistry2005Q1
Biochemistry2006Q1
Biochemistry2007Q1
Biochemistry2008Q1
Biochemistry2009Q1
Biochemistry2010Q1
Biochemistry2011Q1
Biochemistry2012Q1
Biochemistry2013Q1
Biochemistry2014Q1
Biochemistry2015Q1
Biochemistry2016Q1
Biochemistry2017Q1
Biochemistry2018Q1
Biochemistry2019Q1
Biochemistry2020Q1
Biotechnology2005Q1
Biotechnology2006Q1
Biotechnology2007Q1
Biotechnology2008Q1
Biotechnology2009Q1
Biotechnology2010Q1
Biotechnology2011Q1
Biotechnology2012Q1
Biotechnology2013Q1
Biotechnology2014Q1
Biotechnology2015Q1
Biotechnology2016Q1
Biotechnology2017Q1
Biotechnology2018Q1
Biotechnology2019Q1
Biotechnology2020Q1
Cell Biology2005Q1
Cell Biology2006Q1
Cell Biology2007Q1
Cell Biology2008Q1
Cell Biology2009Q1
Cell Biology2010Q1
Cell Biology2011Q1
Cell Biology2012Q1
Cell Biology2013Q1
Cell Biology2014Q1
Cell Biology2015Q1
Cell Biology2016Q1
Cell Biology2017Q1
Cell Biology2018Q1
Cell Biology2019Q1
Cell Biology2020Q1
Molecular Biology2005Q1
Molecular Biology2006Q1
Molecular Biology2007Q1
Molecular Biology2008Q1
Molecular Biology2009Q1
Molecular Biology2010Q1
Molecular Biology2011Q1
Molecular Biology2012Q1
Molecular Biology2013Q1
Molecular Biology2014Q1
Molecular Biology2015Q1
Molecular Biology2016Q1
Molecular Biology2017Q1
Molecular Biology2018Q1
Molecular Biology2019Q1
Molecular Biology2020Q1
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
20052.910
20066.398
20075.716
20086.640
20097.628
20108.798
20119.662
20128.778
201310.259
201415.458
201521.488
201620.494
201719.939
201821.178
201920.148
202019.469
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)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20057.081
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200611.053
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200712.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200813.012
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200915.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201018.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201121.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201224.401
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201326.113
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201431.049
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201533.957
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201637.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201732.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201834.616
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201935.461
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202036.878
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20057.081
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200611.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200712.195
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200812.854
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200917.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201020.151
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201121.279
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201222.399
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201326.520
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201430.402
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201535.404
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201628.690
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201729.885
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201832.715
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201932.937
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202033.415
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20057.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200611.053
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200711.834
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200813.408
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200918.394
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201020.185
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201118.362
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201221.747
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201325.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201431.562
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201526.406
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201625.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201726.005
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201830.662
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201930.388
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202023.210
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 Cites20040
Self Cites200516
Self Cites2006106
Self Cites2007170
Self Cites2008244
Self Cites2009319
Self Cites2010318
Self Cites2011490
Self Cites2012430
Self Cites2013399
Self Cites2014493
Self Cites2015533
Self Cites2016443
Self Cites2017460
Self Cites2018416
Self Cites2019414
Self Cites2020465
Total Cites20040
Total Cites2005439
Total Cites20064167
Total Cites20077805
Total Cites200810823
Total Cites200913528
Total Cites201016101
Total Cites201118045
Total Cites201220092
Total Cites201325724
Total Cites201430311
Total Cites201536785
Total Cites201629637
Total Cites201729257
Total Cites201829313
Total Cites201929479
Total Cites202033382
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 document20040
External Cites per document20056.934
External Cites per document200621.487
External Cites per document200719.232
External Cites per document200818.857
External Cites per document200920.105
External Cites per document201023.244
External Cites per document201124.621
External Cites per document201229.000
External Cites per document201338.723
External Cites per document201451.322
External Cites per document201561.133
External Cites per document201649.314
External Cites per document201750.082
External Cites per document201853.712
External Cites per document201953.725
External Cites per document202050.720
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20057.081
Cites per document200611.053
Cites per document200712.195
Cites per document200812.854
Cites per document200917.211
Cites per document201020.151
Cites per document201121.279
Cites per document201222.399
Cites per document201326.520
Cites per document201430.402
Cites per document201535.404
Cites per document201628.690
Cites per document201729.885
Cites per document201832.715
Cites per document201932.937
Cites per document202033.415
% 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
20046.45
20059.84
200612.17
200715.91
200820.08
200919.57
201023.96
201119.16
201221.78
201325.00
201425.43
201528.86
201623.43
201730.71
201824.27
201923.33
202028.10
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 documents20040
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents2006188
Non-citable documents2007243
Non-citable documents2008281
Non-citable documents2009129
Non-citable documents2010120
Non-citable documents2011135
Non-citable documents2012219
Non-citable documents2013316
Non-citable documents2014416
Non-citable documents2015446
Non-citable documents2016441
Non-citable documents2017404
Non-citable documents2018358
Non-citable documents2019354
Non-citable documents2020350
Citable documents20040
Citable documents200561
Citable documents2006189
Citable documents2007397
Citable documents2008561
Citable documents2009657
Citable documents2010679
Citable documents2011713
Citable documents2012678
Citable documents2013654
Citable documents2014581
Citable documents2015593
Citable documents2016592
Citable documents2017575
Citable documents2018538
Citable documents2019541
Citable documents2020649
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 documents20040
Uncited documents200527
Uncited documents2006205
Uncited documents2007320
Uncited documents2008389
Uncited documents2009304
Uncited documents2010277
Uncited documents2011291
Uncited documents2012322
Uncited documents2013329
Uncited documents2014350
Uncited documents2015339
Uncited documents2016341
Uncited documents2017314
Uncited documents2018286
Uncited documents2019325
Uncited documents2020411
Cited documents20040
Cited documents200535
Cited documents2006172
Cited documents2007320
Cited documents2008453
Cited documents2009482
Cited documents2010522
Cited documents2011557
Cited documents2012575
Cited documents2013641
Cited documents2014647
Cited documents2015700
Cited documents2016692
Cited documents2017665
Cited documents2018610
Cited documents2019570
Cited documents2020588
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