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Western Journal of Communication

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
36
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Language and Linguistics

Social Sciences
Communication
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10570314
Coverage1992-ongoing
Scope Published quarterly since 1937, the Western Journal of Communication is one of two scholarly journals of the Western States Communication Association (WSCA). The journal is dedicated to the publication of original scholarship that enhances our understanding of human communication. Diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives are welcome. WJC"s longstanding commitment to multiple approaches, perspectives, and issues is reflected by its history of publishing research across rhetorical and media studies, interpersonal and intercultural communication, critical and cultural studies, language behavior, performance studies, small group and organizational communication, freedom of speech, and health and family communication.

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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Communication1999Q2
Communication2000Q1
Communication2001Q3
Communication2002Q2
Communication2003Q2
Communication2004Q3
Communication2005Q2
Communication2006Q2
Communication2007Q2
Communication2008Q2
Communication2009Q2
Communication2010Q2
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q2
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q2
Communication2015Q2
Communication2016Q3
Communication2017Q2
Communication2018Q2
Language and Linguistics1999Q2
Language and Linguistics2000Q1
Language and Linguistics2001Q2
Language and Linguistics2002Q2
Language and Linguistics2003Q1
Language and Linguistics2004Q2
Language and Linguistics2005Q1
Language and Linguistics2006Q2
Language and Linguistics2007Q1
Language and Linguistics2008Q2
Language and Linguistics2009Q1
Language and Linguistics2010Q2
Language and Linguistics2011Q1
Language and Linguistics2012Q1
Language and Linguistics2013Q1
Language and Linguistics2014Q1
Language and Linguistics2015Q2
Language and Linguistics2016Q2
Language and Linguistics2017Q1
Language and Linguistics2018Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19990.378
20000.808
20010.208
20020.381
20030.342
20040.233
20050.454
20060.341
20070.445
20080.310
20090.436
20100.283
20110.746
20120.544
20130.709
20140.429
20150.349
20160.304
20170.432
20180.487
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)19990.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.505
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.445
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.479
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.739
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.861
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.562
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.776
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.052
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.068
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.193
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.913
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.800
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.779
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.072
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.321
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.477
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.275
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.432
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.521
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.723
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.929
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.519
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.545
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.968
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.096
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.962
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.930
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.695
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.321
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.241
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.320
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.320
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.432
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.738
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.829
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.561
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.065
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.939
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.757
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.573
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.788
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.873
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.892
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19993
Self Cites200010
Self Cites20013
Self Cites20024
Self Cites20033
Self Cites20043
Self Cites20054
Self Cites20062
Self Cites20073
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20100
Self Cites201110
Self Cites20125
Self Cites201312
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20177
Self Cites20187
Total Cites199926
Total Cites200041
Total Cites200122
Total Cites200228
Total Cites200332
Total Cites200431
Total Cites200537
Total Cites200647
Total Cites200752
Total Cites200827
Total Cites200930
Total Cites201061
Total Cites201180
Total Cites201276
Total Cites201391
Total Cites201493
Total Cites201573
Total Cites201682
Total Cites2017108
Total Cites2018108
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.284
External Cites per document20000.360
External Cites per document20010.238
External Cites per document20020.312
External Cites per document20030.392
External Cites per document20040.384
External Cites per document20050.465
External Cites per document20060.692
External Cites per document20070.875
External Cites per document20080.519
External Cites per document20090.491
External Cites per document20100.968
External Cites per document20110.959
External Cites per document20120.899
External Cites per document20130.908
External Cites per document20140.870
External Cites per document20150.676
External Cites per document20160.736
External Cites per document20171.031
External Cites per document20181.052
Cites per document19990.321
Cites per document20000.477
Cites per document20010.275
Cites per document20020.364
Cites per document20030.432
Cites per document20040.425
Cites per document20050.521
Cites per document20060.723
Cites per document20070.929
Cites per document20080.519
Cites per document20090.545
Cites per document20100.968
Cites per document20111.096
Cites per document20120.962
Cites per document20131.046
Cites per document20140.930
Cites per document20150.695
Cites per document20160.774
Cites per document20171.102
Cites per document20181.125
% 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
19990.00
20000.00
20014.17
20020.00
20030.00
20040.00
20050.00
20060.00
200717.65
200854.17
20090.00
20100.00
20113.13
20123.23
20137.32
20142.86
20153.03
20160.00
20172.94
20182.44
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20185
Citable documents199981
Citable documents200086
Citable documents200180
Citable documents200277
Citable documents200374
Citable documents200473
Citable documents200571
Citable documents200665
Citable documents200756
Citable documents200852
Citable documents200955
Citable documents201063
Citable documents201173
Citable documents201279
Citable documents201387
Citable documents2014100
Citable documents2015105
Citable documents2016106
Citable documents201798
Citable documents201896
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199963
Uncited documents200060
Uncited documents200162
Uncited documents200263
Uncited documents200354
Uncited documents200452
Uncited documents200546
Uncited documents200634
Uncited documents200728
Uncited documents200837
Uncited documents200932
Uncited documents201029
Uncited documents201130
Uncited documents201242
Uncited documents201341
Uncited documents201454
Uncited documents201562
Uncited documents201666
Uncited documents201741
Uncited documents201846
Cited documents199918
Cited documents200026
Cited documents200118
Cited documents200215
Cited documents200321
Cited documents200423
Cited documents200526
Cited documents200634
Cited documents200730
Cited documents200817
Cited documents200923
Cited documents201034
Cited documents201145
Cited documents201241
Cited documents201351
Cited documents201450
Cited documents201545
Cited documents201643
Cited documents201761
Cited documents201855
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