Scimago Journal & Country Rank

College Composition and Communication

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Language and Linguistics
Literature and Literary Theory

Social Sciences
PublisherNational Council of Teachers of English
Publication typeJournals
Scope College Composition and Communication publishes research and scholarship in rhetoric and composition studies that supports college teachers in reflecting on and improving their practices in teaching writing and that reflects the most current scholarship and theory in the field.


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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.

Language and Linguistics2005Q2
Language and Linguistics2006Q1
Language and Linguistics2007Q2
Language and Linguistics2008Q1
Language and Linguistics2009Q1
Language and Linguistics2010Q1
Language and Linguistics2011Q1
Language and Linguistics2012Q1
Language and Linguistics2013Q1
Language and Linguistics2014Q1
Language and Linguistics2015Q1
Language and Linguistics2016Q1
Language and Linguistics2017Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q1

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.

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)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.520
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.724
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.755
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.656
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.845
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.927
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.969
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.732
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.664
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.520
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.837
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.688
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.641
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.723
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.279
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.787
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.120
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.086
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.453
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.837
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.647
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.509
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.868
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.603
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.737
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.425
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.568
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.692
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.733
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.455
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 Cites20040
Self Cites20054
Self Cites20066
Self Cites20074
Self Cites20087
Self Cites200929
Self Cites201023
Self Cites201113
Self Cites201217
Self Cites201313
Self Cites201421
Self Cites201517
Self Cites201614
Self Cites20179
Total Cites20040
Total Cites200513
Total Cites200641
Total Cites200755
Total Cites200853
Total Cites200974
Total Cites201098
Total Cites2011107
Total Cites2012106
Total Cites201378
Total Cites2014109
Total Cites201584
Total Cites201688
Total Cites201739
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 document20040
External Cites per document20050.360
External Cites per document20060.714
External Cites per document20070.671
External Cites per document20080.597
External Cites per document20090.563
External Cites per document20100.490
External Cites per document20110.635
External Cites per document20120.645
External Cites per document20131.066
External Cites per document20141.443
External Cites per document20150.893
External Cites per document20160.914
External Cites per document20170.349
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.520
Cites per document20060.837
Cites per document20070.724
Cites per document20080.688
Cites per document20090.925
Cites per document20100.641
Cites per document20110.723
Cites per document20120.768
Cites per document20131.279
Cites per document20141.787
Cites per document20151.120
Cites per document20161.086
Cites per document20170.453
% 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 documents20040
Non-citable documents20056
Non-citable documents20069
Non-citable documents200717
Non-citable documents200823
Non-citable documents200935
Non-citable documents201039
Non-citable documents201132
Non-citable documents201222
Non-citable documents201317
Non-citable documents201429
Non-citable documents201546
Non-citable documents201656
Non-citable documents201753
Citable documents20040
Citable documents200525
Citable documents200649
Citable documents200776
Citable documents200877
Citable documents200980
Citable documents2010153
Citable documents2011148
Citable documents2012138
Citable documents201361
Citable documents201461
Citable documents201575
Citable documents201681
Citable documents201786
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 documents20040
Uncited documents200524
Uncited documents200641
Uncited documents200761
Uncited documents200872
Uncited documents200973
Uncited documents2010140
Uncited documents2011119
Uncited documents2012101
Uncited documents201345
Uncited documents201446
Uncited documents201580
Uncited documents2016100
Uncited documents2017112
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20057
Cited documents200617
Cited documents200732
Cited documents200828
Cited documents200942
Cited documents201052
Cited documents201161
Cited documents201259
Cited documents201333
Cited documents201444
Cited documents201541
Cited documents201637
Cited documents201727
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