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International Journal of Multilingualism

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

Social Sciences
Linguistics and Language
Publication typeJournals
Scope The aim of the International Journal of Multilingualism (IJM) is to foster, present and spread research focused on psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic and educational aspects of multilingual acquisition and multilingualism. The journal is interdisciplinary and seeks to go beyond bilingualism and second language acquisition by developing the understanding of the specific characteristics of acquiring, processing and using more than two languages. The International Journal of Multilingualism (IJM) provides a forum wherein academics, researchers and practitioners may read and publish high-quality, original and state-of-the-art papers describing theoretical and empirical aspects that can contribute to advance our understanding of multilingualism.Topics of interest to IJM include, but are not limited to the following: early trilingualism, multilingual competence, foreign language learning within bilingual education, multilingual literacy, multilingual identity, metalinguistic awareness in multilinguals, multilingual representations in the mind or language use in multilingual communities. The editors encourage the submission of high quality papers on these areas as well as on other topics relevant to the interest of the International Journal Multilingualism (IJM). Reviews of important, up-to-date, relevant publications and proposals for special issues on relevant topics are also welcome.


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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.

Language and Linguistics2006Q3
Language and Linguistics2007Q3
Language and Linguistics2008Q3
Language and Linguistics2009Q3
Language and Linguistics2011Q2
Language and Linguistics2012Q1
Language and Linguistics2013Q1
Language and Linguistics2014Q1
Language and Linguistics2015Q1
Language and Linguistics2016Q1
Language and Linguistics2017Q1
Language and Linguistics2018Q1
Language and Linguistics2019Q1
Linguistics and Language2006Q3
Linguistics and Language2007Q3
Linguistics and Language2008Q3
Linguistics and Language2009Q3
Linguistics and Language2011Q2
Linguistics and Language2012Q1
Linguistics and Language2013Q1
Linguistics and Language2014Q1
Linguistics and Language2015Q1
Linguistics and Language2016Q1
Linguistics and Language2017Q1
Linguistics and Language2018Q1
Linguistics and Language2019Q1

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)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.056
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.625
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.014
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.624
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.289
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.850
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.585
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.054
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.708
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.906
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.938
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.161
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.266
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.068
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.145
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.177
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.864
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.738
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.778
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.837
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.889
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.184
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.021
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.269
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.038
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.873
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.075
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 Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20062
Self Cites20074
Self Cites20083
Self Cites200916
Self Cites20107
Self Cites20113
Self Cites201220
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20143
Self Cites201510
Self Cites20169
Self Cites201710
Self Cites201812
Self Cites201922
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20053
Total Cites200617
Total Cites200738
Total Cites200876
Total Cites200982
Total Cites201048
Total Cites201160
Total Cites201272
Total Cites201387
Total Cites201481
Total Cites201578
Total Cites201687
Total Cites201793
Total Cites2018151
Total Cites2019219
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 document20040
External Cites per document20050.333
External Cites per document20060.882
External Cites per document20070.944
External Cites per document20081.973
External Cites per document20091.375
External Cites per document20100.774
External Cites per document20110.891
External Cites per document20120.839
External Cites per document20131.393
External Cites per document20141.219
External Cites per document20150.932
External Cites per document20161.026
External Cites per document20171.051
External Cites per document20181.716
External Cites per document20192.463
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.333
Cites per document20061.000
Cites per document20071.056
Cites per document20082.054
Cites per document20091.708
Cites per document20100.906
Cites per document20110.938
Cites per document20121.161
Cites per document20131.426
Cites per document20141.266
Cites per document20151.068
Cites per document20161.145
Cites per document20171.177
Cites per document20181.864
Cites per document20192.738
% 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 documents20040
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents201921
Citable documents20040
Citable documents20059
Citable documents200617
Citable documents200736
Citable documents200837
Citable documents200948
Citable documents201053
Citable documents201164
Citable documents201262
Citable documents201361
Citable documents201464
Citable documents201573
Citable documents201676
Citable documents201779
Citable documents201881
Citable documents201980
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 documents20040
Uncited documents20057
Uncited documents20069
Uncited documents200715
Uncited documents200823
Uncited documents200922
Uncited documents201032
Uncited documents201134
Uncited documents201231
Uncited documents201330
Uncited documents201429
Uncited documents201535
Uncited documents201635
Uncited documents201736
Uncited documents201834
Uncited documents201934
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20053
Cited documents20069
Cited documents200722
Cited documents200814
Cited documents200926
Cited documents201021
Cited documents201130
Cited documents201232
Cited documents201335
Cited documents201441
Cited documents201544
Cited documents201648
Cited documents201748
Cited documents201855
Cited documents201967
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