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Iraqi Journal of Scienceopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iraq
Media Ranking in Iraq

Subject Area and Category


University of Baghdad

University of Baghdad in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type





1979-1986, 2018-2023



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Iraqi Journal of Science (IJS) is multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal intended to cover all applied and pure Sciences area. The specialty of publication includes the following fields: Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science and Information Technology, Geology, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Pure and Applied Physics, Astronomy and Space Sciences, and Remote Sensing and GIS. Published Papers are registered and indexed in several universal libraries and it is free to download by researchers. 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.

Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2021Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2022Q3
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)2023Q3
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2021Q3
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2022Q3
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2023Q3
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2021Q3
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2022Q3
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2023Q3

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)20190.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.517
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.773
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.807
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20231.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.258
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.517
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.773
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.810
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20231.110
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.258
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.517
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.779
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.816
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20231.087
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 Cites201918
Self Cites2020107
Self Cites2021304
Self Cites2022373
Self Cites2023364
Total Cites20180
Total Cites201961
Total Cites2020284
Total Cites2021727
Total Cites20221002
Total Cites20231562
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 document20190.182
External Cites per document20200.322
External Cites per document20210.450
External Cites per document20220.508
External Cites per document20230.851
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.258
Cites per document20200.517
Cites per document20210.773
Cites per document20220.810
Cites per document20231.110
% 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
Non-citable documents20220
Non-citable documents20230
Citable documents20180
Citable documents2019236
Citable documents2020549
Citable documents2021941
Citable documents20221237
Citable documents20231407
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 documents2019193
Uncited documents2020358
Uncited documents2021538
Uncited documents2022685
Uncited documents2023659
Cited documents20180
Cited documents201943
Cited documents2020191
Cited documents2021403
Cited documents2022552
Cited documents2023748
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