Scimago Journal & Country Rank

La Palabraopen access



Universities and research institutions in Colombia
Media Ranking in Colombia

Subject Area and Category


Universidad Pedagogica y Tecnologica de Colombia

Universidad Pedagogica y Tecnologica de Colombia in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



01218530, 23463864





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La Palabra journal disseminates research in the field of Literature. Articles may include research perspectives based on the following three lines: Literary theory, history and criticism applied to all manifestations of literature, using any interpretative focus. Literature and society, which may include research in pedagogy of literature, oral literature, reading promotion, animation and mediation, critical studies of production, editing and circulation of literature, history of reading and books, as well as research where literature is placed in dialogue with other discourses, problems and practices of the social and human sciences, including that of other arts. Creation-research, where a literary creation project is presented and supported, based on a research process that includes theoretical components, a revision of related literary works, and a reflection about artistic processes employed, contemporary artistic practices and their limits. 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.

Literature and Literary Theory2022Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2023Q4

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)20200.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.030
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20230.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.043
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20230.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20230.041
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 Cites20200
Self Cites20211
Self Cites20220
Self Cites20232
Total Cites20190
Total Cites20202
Total Cites20212
Total Cites20222
Total Cites20232
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 document20200.100
External Cites per document20210.022
External Cites per document20220.030
External Cites per document20230.000
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.100
Cites per document20210.043
Cites per document20220.030
Cites per document20230.027
% 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 documents20202
Non-citable documents20214
Non-citable documents20224
Non-citable documents20232
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202018
Citable documents202142
Citable documents202262
Citable documents202373
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 documents202018
Uncited documents202144
Uncited documents202264
Uncited documents202373
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20202
Cited documents20212
Cited documents20222
Cited documents20232
% Female Authors

Evolution of the percentage of female authors.

YearFemale Percent
Documents cited by public policy (Overton)

Evolution of the number of documents cited by public policy documents according to Overton database.

Documents related to SDGs (UN)

Evoution of the number of documents related to Sustainable Development Goals defined by United Nations. Available from 2018 onwards.

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