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Investigaciones Turisticasopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain
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Instituto Universitario de Investigaciones Turisticas

Universitat d'Alacant in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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The journal Investigaciones Turísticas is published twice a year, in June and December, by the University Institute of Tourism Research at the University of Alicante with the goal of fostering research, reflection and understanding of tourism. It publishes open access research articles that interpret tourism from original, interdisciplinary approaches that represent innovative contributions. Investigaciones Turísticas publishes rigorous theoretical and empirical research papers in the field of the tourism. It is aimed at established and novice academic researchers who wish to disseminate their work through scientific publication. The journal welcomes articles and book reviews. 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.

Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2022Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2023Q2
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2019Q4
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2020Q4
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2021Q4
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2022Q4
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2023Q4

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)20190.353
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.622
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.677
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.728
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20231.101
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.353
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.622
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.677
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.747
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20231.101
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.353
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.622
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.733
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.673
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20230.875
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 Cites20191
Self Cites20202
Self Cites20212
Self Cites20227
Self Cites202311
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20196
Total Cites202023
Total Cites202142
Total Cites202256
Total Cites202398
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 document20190.294
External Cites per document20200.568
External Cites per document20210.645
External Cites per document20220.653
External Cites per document20230.978
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.353
Cites per document20200.622
Cites per document20210.677
Cites per document20220.747
Cites per document20231.101
% 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 documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Non-citable documents20230
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201917
Citable documents202037
Citable documents202162
Citable documents202275
Citable documents202389
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 documents201912
Uncited documents202023
Uncited documents202134
Uncited documents202243
Uncited documents202347
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20195
Cited documents202014
Cited documents202128
Cited documents202232
Cited documents202342
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