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Cuadernos Electronicos de Filosofia del Derechoopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain
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University of Valencia, Human Rights Institute



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Cuadernos Electrónicos de Filosofía del Derecho (CEFD) is a semiannual electronic journal published from the Human Rights Institute, University of Valencia. From its first issue published in 1998, the journal includes original scientific contributions mainly related to the area of philosophy of law and political philosophy. In this sense, the purpose of CEFD is the dissemination of knowledge, reflection and scientific debate from different perspectives of the iusphilosophic analysis. CEFD is published online and following the characteristic of open source which offers the possibility of a greater diffusion of its contents, which are accessible to all the scientific and professional community of any legal discipline interested. This journal provides free and immediate access to its content under the maxim that establishes that by making the results of research available to the public free of charge, a greater knowledge exchange is supported at a global level. CEFD is a magazine that does not charge authors for publication, nor for the management of originals. Since the publication of the number 18 Cuadernos Electrónicos de Filosofía del Derecho follow a rigorous process of external peer review system of the submitted works, in order to guarantee a high level of scientific quality in each edition 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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.174
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.132
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 Cites20211
Self Cites20222
Total Cites20190
Total Cites20202
Total Cites20218
Total Cites202212
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 document20200.063
External Cites per document20210.146
External Cites per document20220.147
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.125
Cites per document20210.167
Cites per document20220.174
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20221
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202016
Citable documents202148
Citable documents202268
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 documents202014
Uncited documents202142
Uncited documents202260
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20202
Cited documents20216
Cited documents20229
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