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Science Editingopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea
Media Ranking in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


Korean Council of Science Editors



Publication type



22887474, 22888063





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Science Editing (Sci Ed) is the official journal of the Korean Council of Science Editors ( and Council of Asian Science Editors ( It aims to improve the culture and health of human being by promoting the quality of editing and publishing scientific, technical, and medical journals. Expected readers are editors, publishers, reviewers, and authors of the journals around the world; however, specially focused to those in Asia. Since scholarly journals in Asia are mostly published by the academic societies, universities, or non-profit organizations, Sci Ed is sought to play a role in journal development. The number of publications from Asia is increasing rapidly and overpass that of other continents; meanwhile, the number of international journals and highly appreciated journals is yet to be coming forward. It is task of Asian editors to pledge the journal quality and broaden the visibility and accessibility. Therefore, its scope includes the followings in the field of science, technology, and medicine. 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.

Health Informatics2015Q4
Health Informatics2016Q4
Health Informatics2017Q3
Health Informatics2018Q3
Health Informatics2019Q3
Health Informatics2020Q3
Health Informatics2021Q3
Health Informatics2022Q3

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.927
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.672
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.683
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.579
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.808
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.797
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.126
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.927
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.672
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.587
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.961
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.927
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.550
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.634
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.691
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.176
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.431
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20168
Self Cites20179
Self Cites20186
Self Cites201910
Self Cites202019
Self Cites202123
Self Cites202219
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201530
Total Cites201638
Total Cites201741
Total Cites201838
Total Cites201944
Total Cites202078
Total Cites202198
Total Cites2022129
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 document20140
External Cites per document20151.263
External Cites per document20160.857
External Cites per document20170.627
External Cites per document20180.667
External Cites per document20190.607
External Cites per document20200.881
External Cites per document20210.862
External Cites per document20221.158
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20151.429
Cites per document20160.927
Cites per document20170.672
Cites per document20180.623
Cites per document20190.587
Cites per document20200.929
Cites per document20210.961
Cites per document20221.277
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents201813
Non-citable documents201919
Non-citable documents202017
Non-citable documents202115
Non-citable documents20226
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201519
Citable documents201635
Citable documents201751
Citable documents201848
Citable documents201956
Citable documents202067
Citable documents202187
Citable documents202295
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 documents20140
Uncited documents20159
Uncited documents201625
Uncited documents201733
Uncited documents201843
Uncited documents201952
Uncited documents202047
Uncited documents202161
Uncited documents202243
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201512
Cited documents201616
Cited documents201728
Cited documents201818
Cited documents201923
Cited documents202037
Cited documents202141
Cited documents202258
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