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Universities and research institutions in Serbia
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ESP Today – Journal of English for Specific Purposes at Tertiary Level is an online open access double-blind peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing high-quality research papers covering all areas of English for Specific Purposes in the context of tertiary education. The Journal is aimed at ESP researchers, scholars and practitioners worldwide. ESP Today comes out biannually (in June and in December) and welcomes submissions of previously unpublished research papers on a variety of topics taking a broadly defined tertiary-level ESP perspective on: needs analysis, teaching material preparation, curriculum development, evaluation and testing, approaches to ESP teaching and learning, ESP and language skills, ESP vocabulary, genre and discourse analysis, critical perspectives on ESP, multimodality in ESP, cognitive approaches to ESP, ethnographic approaches to ESP, corpus-based approaches to ESP, contact linguistics and ESP, interdisciplinary approaches to ESP, contrastive and cross-cultural approaches to ESP. 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 Language2015Q3
Linguistics and Language2016Q2
Linguistics and Language2017Q2
Linguistics and Language2018Q2
Linguistics and Language2019Q1
Linguistics and Language2020Q2
Linguistics and Language2021Q2
Linguistics and Language2022Q1

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)20140.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.340
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.529
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.640
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.388
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.327
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.342
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.487
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.568
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.222
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.083
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.875
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.280
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.346
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.783
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.920
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.679
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20175
Self Cites20187
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20200
Self Cites20213
Self Cites20225
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20141
Total Cites20157
Total Cites20169
Total Cites201713
Total Cites201819
Total Cites201921
Total Cites202044
Total Cites202139
Total Cites202235
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 document20140.111
External Cites per document20150.286
External Cites per document20160.176
External Cites per document20170.211
External Cites per document20180.308
External Cites per document20190.514
External Cites per document20201.222
External Cites per document20211.000
External Cites per document20220.750
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.111
Cites per document20150.333
Cites per document20160.265
Cites per document20170.342
Cites per document20180.487
Cites per document20190.568
Cites per document20201.222
Cites per document20211.083
Cites per document20220.875
% 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 documents20141
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20194
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20130
Citable documents20148
Citable documents201518
Citable documents201629
Citable documents201732
Citable documents201833
Citable documents201933
Citable documents202034
Citable documents202136
Citable documents202240
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 documents20148
Uncited documents201517
Uncited documents201628
Uncited documents201730
Uncited documents201827
Uncited documents201926
Uncited documents202016
Uncited documents202115
Uncited documents202220
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20141
Cited documents20154
Cited documents20166
Cited documents20178
Cited documents201812
Cited documents201911
Cited documents202020
Cited documents202121
Cited documents202220
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