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Journal of Applied Sciences

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Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
PublisherAsian Network for Scientific Information
Publication typeJournals
ISSN18125662, 18125654
Coverage2006-2013 (cancelled)
Scope Journal of Applied Sciences seeks to promote and disseminate the knowledge by publishing original research findings, review articles and short communications in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, environmental, business and economics, finance, mathematics and statistics, geology, engineering, computer science, social sciences, natural and technological sciences, linguistics, medicine, architecture, industrial, and all other applied and theoretical sciences. Journal of Applied Sciences is a refereed journal. The acceptance criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to our readership. (source)

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)20070.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.449
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.789
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.921
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.783
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.483
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.343
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.252
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.133
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.154
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.463
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.841
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.957
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.850
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.386
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.261
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.147
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.265
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.876
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.716
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.278
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.140
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.250
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 Cites200719
Self Cites200835
Self Cites200956
Self Cites2010120
Self Cites2011229
Self Cites2012220
Self Cites201336
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20160
Total Cites200771
Total Cites2008180
Total Cites2009482
Total Cites2010849
Total Cites20111398
Total Cites20121481
Total Cites20131125
Total Cites2014696
Total Cites2015331
Total Cites2016141
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 document20070.097
External Cites per document20080.124
External Cites per document20090.234
External Cites per document20100.397
External Cites per document20110.703
External Cites per document20120.815
External Cites per document20130.823
External Cites per document20140.386
External Cites per document20150.259
External Cites per document20160.147
Cites per document20070.133
Cites per document20080.154
Cites per document20090.265
Cites per document20100.463
Cites per document20110.841
Cites per document20120.957
Cites per document20130.850
Cites per document20140.386
Cites per document20150.261
Cites per document20160.147
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Citable documents2007534
Citable documents20081170
Citable documents20091817
Citable documents20101834
Citable documents20111662
Citable documents20121547
Citable documents20131324
Citable documents20141801
Citable documents20151269
Citable documents2016957
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 documents2007485
Uncited documents20081035
Uncited documents20091464
Uncited documents20101306
Uncited documents2011916
Uncited documents2012762
Uncited documents2013766
Uncited documents20141408
Uncited documents20151070
Uncited documents2016847
Cited documents200749
Cited documents2008136
Cited documents2009354
Cited documents2010529
Cited documents2011746
Cited documents2012785
Cited documents2013558
Cited documents2014393
Cited documents2015199
Cited documents2016110
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