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PAJ - Journal of Performance and Art

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Visual Arts and Performing Arts
PublisherMIT Press Journals
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15379477, 1520281X
Scope PAJ is admired internationally for its independent critical thought and cutting-edge explorations. PAJ charts new directions in performance, video, drama, dance, installations, media, film, and music, integrating theater and the visual arts. Artists" writings, critical commentary, interviews, and a special review section for performances and gallery shows are highlighted along with plays and performance texts from around the world. New features include Performance Drawings portfolios and the Art, Spirituality, and Religion ongoing series. In 2010, the journal celebrates its 34th year of publishing.


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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.

Visual Arts and Performing Arts2003Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2004Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2005Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2006Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2007Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2008Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2009Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2010Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2011Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2012Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2013Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2014Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2015Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2016Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2017Q3
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2018Q3
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2019Q2

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)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.093
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.024
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.055
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.072
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.144
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.159
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.141
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.122
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.088
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.102
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.122
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.091
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.038
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.039
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.024
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.095
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.194
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.122
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.086
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.079
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.044
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.032
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.093
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.018
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.083
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.096
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.085
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.056
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.066
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.034
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.044
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 Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20031
Total Cites20045
Total Cites20052
Total Cites20061
Total Cites20077
Total Cites200812
Total Cites200910
Total Cites20103
Total Cites20119
Total Cites20126
Total Cites20137
Total Cites20147
Total Cites20159
Total Cites20165
Total Cites20178
Total Cites20184
Total Cites20193
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 document20020
External Cites per document20030.032
External Cites per document20040.093
External Cites per document20050.024
External Cites per document20060.013
External Cites per document20070.095
External Cites per document20080.161
External Cites per document20090.182
External Cites per document20100.045
External Cites per document20110.095
External Cites per document20120.086
External Cites per document20130.082
External Cites per document20140.103
External Cites per document20150.098
External Cites per document20160.049
External Cites per document20170.079
External Cites per document20180.044
External Cites per document20190.031
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.032
Cites per document20040.093
Cites per document20050.024
Cites per document20060.013
Cites per document20070.095
Cites per document20080.194
Cites per document20090.182
Cites per document20100.045
Cites per document20110.122
Cites per document20120.086
Cites per document20130.115
Cites per document20140.103
Cites per document20150.098
Cites per document20160.049
Cites per document20170.079
Cites per document20180.044
Cites per document20190.031
% 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 documents20020
Non-citable documents20035
Non-citable documents20045
Non-citable documents20056
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents201312
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20197
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200331
Citable documents200454
Citable documents200582
Citable documents200678
Citable documents200774
Citable documents200862
Citable documents200955
Citable documents201066
Citable documents201174
Citable documents201270
Citable documents201361
Citable documents201468
Citable documents201592
Citable documents2016102
Citable documents2017101
Citable documents201890
Citable documents201998
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 documents20020
Uncited documents200335
Uncited documents200454
Uncited documents200586
Uncited documents200679
Uncited documents200770
Uncited documents200854
Uncited documents200950
Uncited documents201065
Uncited documents201170
Uncited documents201271
Uncited documents201366
Uncited documents201473
Uncited documents201598
Uncited documents2016104
Uncited documents2017101
Uncited documents201890
Uncited documents2019103
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20031
Cited documents20045
Cited documents20052
Cited documents20061
Cited documents20076
Cited documents20089
Cited documents20095
Cited documents20102
Cited documents20118
Cited documents20126
Cited documents20137
Cited documents20147
Cited documents20156
Cited documents20165
Cited documents20176
Cited documents20184
Cited documents20192
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