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eTropicopen access



Universities and research institutions in Australia
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James Cook University

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eTropic disseminates new research from Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and allied fields on the variety and interrelatedness of nature, culture, and society in the tropics. Tropical regions of the world include: Equatorial Africa, South and Southeast Asia, Northern Australia, the Caribbean, Indian Ocean Islands, Latin America, the Pacific, the southern states of America and Hawai'i, USA. 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.

Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2021Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2022Q2
Cultural Studies2019Q3
Cultural Studies2020Q2
Cultural Studies2021Q2
Cultural Studies2022Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2019Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2020Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2021Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2022Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2022Q2
Urban Studies2019Q3
Urban Studies2020Q3
Urban Studies2021Q3
Urban Studies2022Q2

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)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.130
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.386
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.732
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.386
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.338
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.864
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.386
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.422
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.211
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 Cites20180
Self Cites20192
Self Cites202014
Self Cites202113
Self Cites202228
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20193
Total Cites202017
Total Cites202123
Total Cites202251
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 document20180
External Cites per document20190.043
External Cites per document20200.068
External Cites per document20210.147
External Cites per document20220.390
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.130
Cites per document20200.386
Cites per document20210.338
Cites per document20220.864
% 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 documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20211
Non-citable documents20221
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201923
Citable documents202043
Citable documents202167
Citable documents202258
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 documents20180
Uncited documents201920
Uncited documents202032
Uncited documents202151
Uncited documents202236
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20193
Cited documents202012
Cited documents202117
Cited documents202223
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