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Indian Journal of Dermatologyopen access

Country India  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of India
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherMedknow Publications
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00195154, 19983611
Coverage1962-1990, 2006-ongoing
Scope Published since 1955, Indian Journal of Dermatology continues to be one of the pioneer medical journals from India. It is, in fact, one of the oldest journals dedicated to this particular discipline. Since its inception, the Journal publishes information relating to skin, its ailments and the different modes of therapeutics. It also carries articles on Leprosy, STI and HIV/AIDS. This is the first Indian Dermatology Journal to be indexed in Index Medicus and the first to enter the Internet. The web version was launched in November 2000
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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.


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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.235
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.452
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.655
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.856
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.122
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.194
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.235
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.217
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.498
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.716
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.147
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.178
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.235
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.671
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.739
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.080
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.138
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.047
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.054
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20097
Self Cites201017
Self Cites201116
Self Cites201217
Self Cites201357
Self Cites201451
Self Cites201570
Self Cites201676
Self Cites201774
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20075
Total Cites200828
Total Cites200939
Total Cites2010111
Total Cites2011192
Total Cites2012290
Total Cites2013383
Total Cites2014532
Total Cites2015574
Total Cites2016716
Total Cites2017682
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.070
External Cites per document20080.218
External Cites per document20090.178
External Cites per document20100.422
External Cites per document20110.657
External Cites per document20120.784
External Cites per document20130.924
External Cites per document20141.037
External Cites per document20151.018
External Cites per document20160.977
External Cites per document20171.050
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.070
Cites per document20080.235
Cites per document20090.217
Cites per document20100.498
Cites per document20110.716
Cites per document20120.833
Cites per document20131.085
Cites per document20141.147
Cites per document20151.160
Cites per document20161.093
Cites per document20171.178
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents200724
Non-citable documents200841
Non-citable documents200958
Non-citable documents201057
Non-citable documents201166
Non-citable documents2012101
Non-citable documents2013123
Non-citable documents2014201
Non-citable documents2015247
Non-citable documents2016298
Non-citable documents2017263
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200771
Citable documents2008119
Citable documents2009180
Citable documents2010223
Citable documents2011268
Citable documents2012348
Citable documents2013353
Citable documents2014464
Citable documents2015495
Citable documents2016655
Citable documents2017579
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 documents20060
Uncited documents200790
Uncited documents2008137
Uncited documents2009202
Uncited documents2010201
Uncited documents2011213
Uncited documents2012272
Uncited documents2013270
Uncited documents2014362
Uncited documents2015421
Uncited documents2016560
Uncited documents2017499
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20075
Cited documents200823
Cited documents200936
Cited documents201079
Cited documents2011121
Cited documents2012177
Cited documents2013206
Cited documents2014303
Cited documents2015321
Cited documents2016393
Cited documents2017343
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