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Journal of Library Administration

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Library and Information Sciences
Public Administration
PublisherHaworth Press Inc.
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Journal of Library Administration is the primary source of information on all aspects of the effective management of libraries. Stressing the practical, this valuable journal provides information that administrators need to efficiently and effectively manage their libraries. The journal seeks out the most modern advances being made in professional management and applies them to the library setting.


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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.

Library and Information Sciences1999Q2
Library and Information Sciences2000Q2
Library and Information Sciences2001Q2
Library and Information Sciences2002Q3
Library and Information Sciences2003Q2
Library and Information Sciences2004Q2
Library and Information Sciences2005Q3
Library and Information Sciences2006Q2
Library and Information Sciences2007Q3
Library and Information Sciences2008Q3
Library and Information Sciences2009Q2
Library and Information Sciences2010Q1
Library and Information Sciences2011Q1
Library and Information Sciences2012Q1
Library and Information Sciences2013Q1
Library and Information Sciences2014Q1
Library and Information Sciences2015Q1
Library and Information Sciences2016Q1
Library and Information Sciences2017Q1
Public Administration1999Q3
Public Administration2000Q2
Public Administration2001Q3
Public Administration2002Q3
Public Administration2003Q2
Public Administration2004Q2
Public Administration2005Q3
Public Administration2006Q3
Public Administration2007Q3
Public Administration2008Q3
Public Administration2009Q2
Public Administration2010Q1
Public Administration2011Q1
Public Administration2012Q1
Public Administration2013Q1
Public Administration2014Q1
Public Administration2015Q1
Public Administration2016Q2
Public Administration2017Q2

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)19990.242
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.287
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.223
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.393
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.342
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.734
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.785
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.963
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.468
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.304
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.841
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.242
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.297
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.151
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.212
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.248
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.303
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.271
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.373
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.403
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.786
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.798
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.054
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.575
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.963
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.329
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.908
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.722
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.208
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.177
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.150
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.071
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.330
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.824
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.129
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.275
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.871
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.404
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.656
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 Cites19991
Self Cites20003
Self Cites20011
Self Cites200212
Self Cites20031
Self Cites200410
Self Cites20050
Self Cites200612
Self Cites20070
Self Cites200811
Self Cites20097
Self Cites201031
Self Cites201114
Self Cites201210
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20158
Self Cites201615
Self Cites201732
Total Cites199924
Total Cites200043
Total Cites200132
Total Cites200247
Total Cites200345
Total Cites200459
Total Cites200556
Total Cites200654
Total Cites200749
Total Cites200850
Total Cites200962
Total Cites2010132
Total Cites2011174
Total Cites2012194
Total Cites2013263
Total Cites2014131
Total Cites2015186
Total Cites2016128
Total Cites2017130
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 document19990.232
External Cites per document20000.276
External Cites per document20010.182
External Cites per document20020.136
External Cites per document20030.147
External Cites per document20040.176
External Cites per document20050.248
External Cites per document20060.236
External Cites per document20070.271
External Cites per document20080.291
External Cites per document20090.357
External Cites per document20100.601
External Cites per document20110.734
External Cites per document20121.000
External Cites per document20131.539
External Cites per document20140.926
External Cites per document20151.271
External Cites per document20160.801
External Cites per document20170.544
Cites per document19990.242
Cites per document20000.297
Cites per document20010.188
Cites per document20020.182
Cites per document20030.151
Cites per document20040.212
Cites per document20050.248
Cites per document20060.303
Cites per document20070.271
Cites per document20080.373
Cites per document20090.403
Cites per document20100.786
Cites per document20110.798
Cites per document20121.054
Cites per document20131.575
Cites per document20140.963
Cites per document20151.329
Cites per document20160.908
Cites per document20170.722
% 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 documents19995
Non-citable documents20007
Non-citable documents20017
Non-citable documents20027
Non-citable documents20035
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents20099
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents201313
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents20158
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20171
Citable documents199999
Citable documents2000145
Citable documents2001170
Citable documents2002258
Citable documents2003299
Citable documents2004278
Citable documents2005226
Citable documents2006178
Citable documents2007181
Citable documents2008134
Citable documents2009154
Citable documents2010168
Citable documents2011218
Citable documents2012184
Citable documents2013167
Citable documents2014136
Citable documents2015140
Citable documents2016141
Citable documents2017180
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 documents199983
Uncited documents2000116
Uncited documents2001152
Uncited documents2002227
Uncited documents2003271
Uncited documents2004240
Uncited documents2005187
Uncited documents2006141
Uncited documents2007151
Uncited documents2008104
Uncited documents2009113
Uncited documents2010123
Uncited documents2011134
Uncited documents2012110
Uncited documents201373
Uncited documents201479
Uncited documents201568
Uncited documents201680
Uncited documents2017100
Cited documents199921
Cited documents200036
Cited documents200125
Cited documents200238
Cited documents200333
Cited documents200440
Cited documents200540
Cited documents200638
Cited documents200732
Cited documents200834
Cited documents200950
Cited documents201057
Cited documents201197
Cited documents201286
Cited documents2013107
Cited documents201469
Cited documents201580
Cited documents201664
Cited documents201781
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