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Journal of Futures Studies

Country Taiwan  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Taiwan
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
History and Philosophy of Science

Decision Sciences
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
PublisherTamkang University
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Journal of Futures Studies is a globally-oriented, trans-disciplinary referred journal. Its mission is to develop high-quality, futures-oriented research and thinking based on the evolving knowledge base of Futures Studies. Articles accepted for publication are expected to show an in-depth understanding of the field"s dimensions, content, research perspectives and methods.


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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.

Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q4
History and Philosophy of Science2006Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2007Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2008Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2009Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2010Q3
History and Philosophy of Science2011Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2012Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2013Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2014Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2015Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2016Q2
History and Philosophy of Science2017Q2

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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.218
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.270
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.255
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.345
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.414
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.484
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.729
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.254
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.314
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.434
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.492
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.514
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.467
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.336
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.392
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.191
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.218
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.266
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.257
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.436
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.347
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.539
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.681
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.429
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 Cites20050
Self Cites20067
Self Cites20079
Self Cites200819
Self Cites20098
Self Cites201011
Self Cites201112
Self Cites201219
Self Cites201313
Self Cites201416
Self Cites201533
Self Cites201610
Self Cites20177
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20069
Total Cites200719
Total Cites200834
Total Cites200929
Total Cites201033
Total Cites201149
Total Cites201262
Total Cites201375
Total Cites201464
Total Cites201589
Total Cites201636
Total Cites201738
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 document20050
External Cites per document20060.043
External Cites per document20070.115
External Cites per document20080.119
External Cites per document20090.184
External Cites per document20100.210
External Cites per document20110.327
External Cites per document20120.341
External Cites per document20130.425
External Cites per document20140.350
External Cites per document20150.455
External Cites per document20160.243
External Cites per document20170.320
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.191
Cites per document20070.218
Cites per document20080.270
Cites per document20090.254
Cites per document20100.314
Cites per document20110.434
Cites per document20120.492
Cites per document20130.514
Cites per document20140.467
Cites per document20150.724
Cites per document20160.336
Cites per document20170.392
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20087
Non-citable documents20097
Non-citable documents201030
Non-citable documents201128
Non-citable documents201229
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20177
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200647
Citable documents200787
Citable documents2008126
Citable documents2009114
Citable documents2010105
Citable documents2011113
Citable documents2012126
Citable documents2013146
Citable documents2014137
Citable documents2015123
Citable documents2016107
Citable documents201797
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200640
Uncited documents200773
Uncited documents2008108
Uncited documents200996
Uncited documents2010110
Uncited documents2011108
Uncited documents2012113
Uncited documents2013108
Uncited documents2014100
Uncited documents201579
Uncited documents201682
Uncited documents201776
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20067
Cited documents200716
Cited documents200825
Cited documents200925
Cited documents201025
Cited documents201133
Cited documents201242
Cited documents201345
Cited documents201441
Cited documents201547
Cited documents201626
Cited documents201728
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