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International Journal of Food Studiesopen access



Universities and research institutions in Austria

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ISEKI Food Association



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he International Journal of Food Studies (IJFS), a journal of the ISEKI_Food Association, is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal featuring scientific articles on the world of Food in Education, Research and Industry. This journal is a forum created specifically to improve the international dissemination of Food Science and Technology knowledge between Education, Research and Industry stakeholders. Original contributions relevant to the following topics will be considered for publication: -Education methods, including Life Long Learning and e-learning; -Research and application in academia, research, industry; -Critical reviews of scientific literature by researchers, students, invited authors; -Exchange of views and opinions of a scientific nature including testimonies on career experiences in Food Industry/Research/Education (required skills, challenges and successes). Manuscripts focusing on Food related Education topics are particularly welcome. 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.

Food Science2017Q4
Food Science2018Q3
Food Science2019Q4
Food Science2020Q3
Food Science2021Q3

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)20140.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.618
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.831
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.764
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.950
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.867
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.551
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.757
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.490
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.388
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.775
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.520
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 Cites20141
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20171
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20191
Self Cites20201
Self Cites20214
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20148
Total Cites201515
Total Cites201646
Total Cites201738
Total Cites201853
Total Cites201945
Total Cites202055
Total Cites202153
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 document20140.350
External Cites per document20150.350
External Cites per document20160.638
External Cites per document20170.536
External Cites per document20180.754
External Cites per document20190.733
External Cites per document20200.900
External Cites per document20210.700
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.400
Cites per document20150.375
Cites per document20160.667
Cites per document20170.551
Cites per document20180.768
Cites per document20190.750
Cites per document20200.917
Cites per document20210.757
% 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 documents201420
Citable documents201540
Citable documents201669
Citable documents201769
Citable documents201869
Citable documents201960
Citable documents202060
Citable documents202170
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 documents201415
Uncited documents201532
Uncited documents201645
Uncited documents201747
Uncited documents201840
Uncited documents201934
Uncited documents202033
Uncited documents202140
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20145
Cited documents20158
Cited documents201624
Cited documents201722
Cited documents201829
Cited documents201926
Cited documents202027
Cited documents202130
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