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Urban Planningopen access



Universities and research institutions in Portugal

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Cogitatio Press



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Urban Planning is a new international peer-reviewed open access journal of urban studies aimed at advancing understandings and ideas of humankind’s habitats – villages, towns, cities, megacities – in order to promote progress and quality of life. The journal brings urban science and urban planning together with other cross-disciplinary fields such as sociology, ecology, psychology, technology, politics, philosophy, geography, environmental science, economics, maths and computer science, to understand processes influencing urban forms and structures, their relations with environment and life quality, with the final aim to identify patterns towards progress and quality of life. 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.

Urban Studies2018Q2
Urban Studies2019Q1
Urban Studies2020Q1

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.917
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.955
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.481
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.028
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.955
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.340
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.917
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.840
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.625
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 Cites20160
Self Cites20174
Self Cites201811
Self Cites20197
Self Cites202020
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201733
Total Cites2018144
Total Cites2019217
Total Cites2020344
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.935
External Cites per document20182.217
External Cites per document20192.165
External Cites per document20202.473
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.917
Cites per document20182.028
Cites per document20191.955
Cites per document20202.340
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents201811
Non-citable documents201914
Non-citable documents202016
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201731
Citable documents201860
Citable documents201997
Citable documents2020131
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 documents20160
Uncited documents201717
Uncited documents201829
Uncited documents201945
Uncited documents202053
Cited documents20160
Cited documents201719
Cited documents201842
Cited documents201966
Cited documents202094
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