Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Unicienciaopen access

Country

Costa Rica

Universities and research institutions in Costa Rica

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Universidad Nacional

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica in Scimago Institutions Rankings

H-Index

2

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

22153470

Coverage

2019-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

revistauniciencia@una.cr

Scope

UNICIENCIA Journal is a publication of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the National University of Costa Rica. Its areas of interest are mainly related to the work of the Faculty; these areas are the following: Biology, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, surveying, and Geodesy. The Journal receives articles resulting from studies using different types of research designs, such as experimental, descriptive and inferential analysis, correlational, observational, and action research, as well as case study analyzed with quantitative or qualitative techniques, or a combination of both. UNICIENCIA also evaluates articles based on experiences formally systematized within the participatory action-research framework, as well as on bibliographic research to boost the study of the subjects. No essays, discussions, dissertations or technical notes are published. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Mathematics (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q3
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20200.167
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
201916
202024
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)20200.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.375
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20202
Total Cites20190
Total Cites20206
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20190
External Cites per document20200.250
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.375
% 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
201912.50
202016.67
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202016
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20190
Uncited documents202012
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20204
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