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Meanjin

Country Australia  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Australia
5
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Literature and Literary Theory

Social Sciences
Cultural Studies
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherUniversity of Melbourne
Publication typeJournals
ISSN0815953X
Coverage2002-2003, 2005-ongoing
Scope Meanjin was founded in Brisbane by Clem Christesen (the name, pronounced Mee-an-jin, is derived from an Aboriginal word for the finger of land on which central Brisbane sits) in 1940. It moved to Melbourne in 1945 at the invitation of the University of Melbourne. It currently receives funding from the university, the Literature Fund of the Australia Council for the Arts, CAL and Arts Victoria as well as receiving vital support through subscriptions and other sales.

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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
Cultural Studies2003Q4
Cultural Studies2004Q3
Cultural Studies2005Q3
Cultural Studies2006Q4
Cultural Studies2007Q4
Cultural Studies2008Q4
Cultural Studies2009Q3
Cultural Studies2010Q3
Cultural Studies2011Q3
Cultural Studies2012Q3
Cultural Studies2013Q3
Cultural Studies2014Q3
Cultural Studies2015Q3
Cultural Studies2016Q4
Cultural Studies2017Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2003Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2004Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q3
Sociology and Political Science2003Q4
Sociology and Political Science2004Q4
Sociology and Political Science2005Q4
Sociology and Political Science2006Q4
Sociology and Political Science2007Q4
Sociology and Political Science2008Q4
Sociology and Political Science2009Q4
Sociology and Political Science2010Q4
Sociology and Political Science2011Q4
Sociology and Political Science2012Q4
Sociology and Political Science2013Q4
Sociology and Political Science2014Q4
Sociology and Political Science2015Q4
Sociology and Political Science2016Q4
Sociology and Political Science2017Q4
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
20030.100
20040.102
20050.108
20060.100
20070.100
20080.100
20090.105
20100.102
20110.102
20120.106
20130.103
20140.111
20150.106
20160.100
20170.104
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)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.058
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.012
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.005
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.013
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.020
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.049
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.051
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.042
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.035
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.041
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.024
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.039
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.044
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.032
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.014
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.035
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.024
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.048
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.019
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.035
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.030
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.037
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 Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20171
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20030
Total Cites20045
Total Cites20059
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20083
Total Cites20098
Total Cites20104
Total Cites20114
Total Cites201210
Total Cites20134
Total Cites20145
Total Cites20157
Total Cites20168
Total Cites201711
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 document20020
External Cites per document20030.000
External Cites per document20040.032
External Cites per document20050.058
External Cites per document20060.000
External Cites per document20070.000
External Cites per document20080.013
External Cites per document20090.028
External Cites per document20100.016
External Cites per document20110.027
External Cites per document20120.058
External Cites per document20130.024
External Cites per document20140.029
External Cites per document20150.039
External Cites per document20160.033
External Cites per document20170.040
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20040.032
Cites per document20050.058
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.013
Cites per document20090.032
Cites per document20100.021
Cites per document20110.027
Cites per document20120.058
Cites per document20130.024
Cites per document20140.029
Cites per document20150.039
Cites per document20160.033
Cites per document20170.044
% 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
20020.00
20030.00
20040
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20080.00
20090.00
20102.63
20111.52
20120.00
20130.00
20140.00
20150.00
20160.00
20172.42
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 documents20020
Non-citable documents20033
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents201010
Non-citable documents201117
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201323
Non-citable documents201417
Non-citable documents201518
Non-citable documents201621
Non-citable documents201719
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200389
Citable documents2004156
Citable documents2005156
Citable documents200682
Citable documents2007120
Citable documents2008227
Citable documents2009247
Citable documents2010189
Citable documents2011146
Citable documents2012171
Citable documents2013169
Citable documents2014173
Citable documents2015178
Citable documents2016244
Citable documents2017252
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 documents20020
Uncited documents200392
Uncited documents2004155
Uncited documents2005151
Uncited documents200683
Uncited documents2007123
Uncited documents2008232
Uncited documents2009248
Uncited documents2010195
Uncited documents2011159
Uncited documents2012185
Uncited documents2013188
Uncited documents2014185
Uncited documents2015190
Uncited documents2016258
Uncited documents2017261
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20030
Cited documents20045
Cited documents20059
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20083
Cited documents20097
Cited documents20104
Cited documents20114
Cited documents20129
Cited documents20134
Cited documents20145
Cited documents20156
Cited documents20167
Cited documents201710
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