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Revista de Educacion a Distanciaopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain
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Universidad de Murcia

Universidad de Murcia in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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The audience of the Journal of Distance Education (RED) is international. Potential topics for the submission of original manuscripts include the following: • Use and evaluation of technology as a support in learning and teaching; • Study and evaluation of instructional design in virtual environments; • Study and evaluation of the quality and impact of technologies on the efficiency and effectiveness of educational intervention; • Studies of innovations in learning (new ways of learning) and teaching supported by digital technology, their dissemination, penetration and reach; • Analysis and study of the personal competences of students and teachers for effective teaching and learning in technological environments; • Theoretical discussion and analysis of the relationships between learning, teaching and technology; • Analysis of policies and strategies at the institutional, regional, sectoral, national or international level. 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)20191.053
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.917
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.929
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.053
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.917
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.739
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 Cites20197
Self Cites20203
Self Cites202118
Total Cites20180
Total Cites201940
Total Cites2020115
Total Cites2021162
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 document20190.917
External Cites per document20201.931
External Cites per document20211.778
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20191.053
Cites per document20201.917
Cites per document20211.929
% 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 documents20192
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20213
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201936
Citable documents202058
Citable documents202181
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 documents201923
Uncited documents202023
Uncited documents202135
Cited documents20180
Cited documents201915
Cited documents202037
Cited documents202149
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