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Biodiversity Data Journalopen access

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
14
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

Environmental Science
Ecology
PublisherPensoft Publishers
Publication typeJournals
ISSN13142828
Coverage2013-ongoing
Scope Biodiversity Data Journal (BDJ) is a community peer-reviewed, open access journal, designed to accelerate publishing, dissemination and sharing of biodiversity-related data of any kind. All structural elements of the articles – text, morphological descriptions, occurrences, data tables, etc. – are treated and stored as data. The journal publishes papers in biodiversity science containing taxonomic, floristic/faunistic, morphological, genomic, phylogenetic, ecological or environmental data on any taxon of any geological age from any part of the world. BDJ aims at integrating data and narrative in the article content to the maximum extent possible. Supplementary data files that underpin graphs, hypotheses and results should also be published with the article or deposited in trusted open access data repositories. The journal provides rich biodiversity data import and export facilities through the ARPHA Writing Tool and Darwin Core Archives.

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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
Ecology2014Q3
Ecology2015Q3
Ecology2016Q2
Ecology2017Q2
Ecology2018Q2
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2016Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2017Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2018Q2
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
20140.249
20150.371
20160.507
20170.465
20180.524
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)20140.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.976
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.010
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.514
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.976
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.172
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.024
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.968
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.514
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.976
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.222
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.910
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.010
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20145
Self Cites201539
Self Cites201673
Self Cites201750
Self Cites201825
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201418
Total Cites2015124
Total Cites2016279
Total Cites2017345
Total Cites2018307
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 document20130
External Cites per document20140.371
External Cites per document20150.669
External Cites per document20160.866
External Cites per document20170.875
External Cites per document20180.890
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.514
Cites per document20150.976
Cites per document20161.172
Cites per document20171.024
Cites per document20180.968
% 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
201330.56
201434.41
201535.65
201641.73
201738.36
201842.62
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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents201810
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201435
Citable documents2015127
Citable documents2016238
Citable documents2017337
Citable documents2018317
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents201580
Uncited documents2016128
Uncited documents2017193
Uncited documents2018183
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201413
Cited documents201549
Cited documents2016116
Cited documents2017154
Cited documents2018144
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