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Revista de Bioetica y Derechoopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain
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Universitat de Barcelona, Observatorio de Bioetica y Derecho

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The Revista de Bioética y Derecho is a scientific communication tool of the Bioethics and Law Observatory, the Master in Bioethics and Law and the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics of the University of Barcelona. Revista de Bioética y Derecho is published every four months and focusses on spreading up-to-date knowledge about bioethics applied to health, security, new technologies and environment, among other topics. It welcomes the participation of scholars encouraging public debate on bioethical issues. Bioethical issues should be analyzed in the framework of Human Rights theory, pluralism, and from a secular and interdisciplinary perspective. The Journal aims to provide scientific and rigorous information while developing humanist, rational, and reasonable arguments that contribute to public debate. Revista de Bioética y Derecho is published in March, July, and November, in electronic and paper versions. 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.

Sociology and Political Science2020Q4
Sociology and Political Science2021Q3
Sociology and Political Science2022Q4

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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.075
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.215
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.309
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.215
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.309
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.163
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 Cites20190
Self Cites20201
Self Cites20216
Self Cites20222
Total Cites20190
Total Cites20203
Total Cites202130
Total Cites202231
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.050
External Cites per document20210.247
External Cites per document20220.201
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.075
Cites per document20210.309
Cites per document20220.215
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20203
Non-citable documents20217
Non-citable documents20229
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202037
Citable documents202190
Citable documents2022135
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202037
Uncited documents202177
Uncited documents2022117
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20203
Cited documents202120
Cited documents202227
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