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Kratkiye Soobshcheniya Instituta Arkheologii


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

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Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Archaeology



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KSIA is an academic archaeological journal covering the whole of Russia. Its objective is to introduce into the academic literature the latest results of professional research and shape up-to-date concepts relating to problems of archaeology. The task of the journal is to publish the most important achievements of recent field archaeology and to examine a broad range of problems relating to pre-historic, Classical and Medieval archaeology (both in Russia and abroad) and using scientific methods in archaeology. The Editorial Board of the journal KSIA is constantly working to raise the academic level of the published materials, so as to provide readers with new relevant information concerning the achievements of archaeology in our country against a broad background of modern developments in the domain of historical research. When KSIA issues of are compiled, each one is focused on a particular theme and often based on materials from a recent conference organized by and held in the Institute of Archaeology Russian Academy of Sciences. 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.

Archeology (arts and humanities)2020Q2
Archeology (arts and humanities)2021Q2

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)20190.042
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.042
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.175
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.174
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.175
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.183
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 Cites20190
Self Cites20208
Self Cites202116
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20191
Total Cites202024
Total Cites202144
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 document20190.042
External Cites per document20200.117
External Cites per document20210.111
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.042
Cites per document20200.175
Cites per document20210.174
% 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
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201924
Citable documents2020137
Citable documents2021253
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 documents2020114
Uncited documents2021214
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20191
Cited documents202023
Cited documents202139
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