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Revista de Comunicacionopen access



Universities and research institutions in Peru
Media Ranking in Peru

Subject Area and Category


Universidad de Piura



Publication type



16840933, 22271465





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The Revista de Comunicación is an academic journal of the School of Communication of the Universidad de Piura. The publication aims to disseminate material of high theoretical, philosophical, methodological and empirical quality, on issues of communication developed in both the academic and professional field. The editorial criterion that leads the publication is the knowledge acquired through research on communication issues and their practice. The content and selection criteria of the articles in the publication agree with the purposes that inspire the Guiding Principles of the Universidad de Piura. It is aimed at academics, scientists, information professionals, the communication industry, and students of Communication Faculties. Revista de Comunicación is a non-profit project. It does not pay the authors, nor does it charge for the costs of processing the articles and nor for their publication. The journal provides immediate Open Access to its printed and digital content. 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.


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)20190.156
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.984
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.306
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.984
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.306
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.699
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.984
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.530
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.712
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 Cites20205
Self Cites20217
Self Cites202214
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20195
Total Cites202062
Total Cites2021128
Total Cites2022141
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 document20190.094
External Cites per document20200.905
External Cites per document20211.235
External Cites per document20221.530
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.156
Cites per document20200.984
Cites per document20211.306
Cites per document20221.699
% 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 documents20195
Non-citable documents20207
Non-citable documents20219
Non-citable documents20226
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201927
Citable documents202056
Citable documents202189
Citable documents202277
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 documents201927
Uncited documents202035
Uncited documents202143
Uncited documents202230
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20195
Cited documents202028
Cited documents202155
Cited documents202253
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