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Journal of Research in Applied Linguisticsopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran
Media Ranking in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

Shahid Chamran University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



23453303, 25883887





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The growth of Applied Linguistics as a separate discipline is a success story of the 1950s. The field has developed in many parts of the world and is clearly destined to continue developing well into the twenty-first century. Being concerned with pragmatically motivated study of language in social and cultural settings, Applied Linguistics brings together work in a wide array of fields, including linguistics, literary studies, history, anthropology, psychology, sociology, and economics. The purpose of Journal of Research in Applied Linguistics is to contribute to the development of the field, reflect the breadth of work in Applied Linguistics, and enable readers to share in the exciting new developments that are taking place at the present time. Journal of Research in Applied Linguistics (RALs) invites all Iranian and foreign linguists, applied linguists, and teaching practitioners to contribute to the journal by submitting papers under the following main headings: Applied Linguistics Literary Studies Translation Studies. 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 Language2018Q4
Linguistics and Language2019Q3
Linguistics and Language2020Q2
Linguistics and Language2021Q2
Linguistics and Language2022Q2

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)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.107
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.614
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.468
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.107
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.614
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.213
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.388
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.107
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.614
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.188
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.179
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.455
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 Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Self Cites2020140
Self Cites20213
Self Cites20226
Total Cites20170
Total Cites20186
Total Cites201943
Total Cites2020245
Total Cites202154
Total Cites202299
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 document20170
External Cites per document20180.107
External Cites per document20190.614
External Cites per document20200.443
External Cites per document20210.201
External Cites per document20220.365
Cites per document20170.000
Cites per document20180.107
Cites per document20190.614
Cites per document20201.034
Cites per document20210.213
Cites per document20220.388
% 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 documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20170
Citable documents201856
Citable documents201970
Citable documents2020237
Citable documents2021254
Citable documents2022255
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 documents20170
Uncited documents201850
Uncited documents201949
Uncited documents2020134
Uncited documents2021227
Uncited documents2022190
Cited documents20170
Cited documents20186
Cited documents201921
Cited documents2020103
Cited documents202127
Cited documents202265
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