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Massachusetts Review

Country United States  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Literature and Literary Theory
Visual Arts and Performing Arts
Publisher Massachusetts Review, Inc
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1977, 1981, 2002-2019
Scope The Massachusetts Review, a literary magazine, promotes social justice and equality, along with great art. Committed to aesthetic excellence as well as public engagement, MR publishes literature and art that provokes debate, inspires action, and expands our understanding of the world around us.


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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.

Literature and Literary Theory2003Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2004Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2018Q4
Literature and Literary Theory2019Q3
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2003Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2004Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2005Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2006Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2007Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2008Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2009Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2010Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2011Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2012Q3
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2013Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2014Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2015Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2016Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2017Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2018Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2019Q3

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)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.008
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.012
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.005
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.022
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.046
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.013
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.039
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.008
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.035
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.007
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.045
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.008
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.012
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.007
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.024
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.024
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.018
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.019
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.011
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.009
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.020
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.008
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.023
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.052
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.017
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.065
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.012
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20030
Total Cites20041
Total Cites20052
Total Cites20061
Total Cites20073
Total Cites20083
Total Cites20094
Total Cites20104
Total Cites20112
Total Cites20122
Total Cites20134
Total Cites20141
Total Cites20151
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20178
Total Cites20183
Total Cites20194
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 document20030.000
External Cites per document20040.008
External Cites per document20050.012
External Cites per document20060.007
External Cites per document20070.024
External Cites per document20080.024
External Cites per document20090.032
External Cites per document20100.032
External Cites per document20110.018
External Cites per document20120.019
External Cites per document20130.045
External Cites per document20140.011
External Cites per document20150.009
External Cites per document20160.000
External Cites per document20170.057
External Cites per document20180.013
External Cites per document20190.028
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20040.008
Cites per document20050.012
Cites per document20060.007
Cites per document20070.024
Cites per document20080.024
Cites per document20090.032
Cites per document20100.032
Cites per document20110.018
Cites per document20120.019
Cites per document20130.045
Cites per document20140.011
Cites per document20150.009
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.057
Cites per document20180.020
Cites per document20190.028
% 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 documents20031
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents200916
Non-citable documents201019
Non-citable documents201120
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201716
Non-citable documents201814
Non-citable documents201914
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200365
Citable documents2004121
Citable documents2005173
Citable documents2006145
Citable documents2007127
Citable documents2008123
Citable documents2009125
Citable documents2010125
Citable documents2011109
Citable documents2012106
Citable documents201389
Citable documents201495
Citable documents2015107
Citable documents2016115
Citable documents2017140
Citable documents2018149
Citable documents2019145
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 documents200366
Uncited documents2004122
Uncited documents2005175
Uncited documents2006147
Uncited documents2007128
Uncited documents2008124
Uncited documents2009139
Uncited documents2010141
Uncited documents2011127
Uncited documents2012116
Uncited documents201395
Uncited documents2014103
Uncited documents2015118
Uncited documents2016127
Uncited documents2017151
Uncited documents2018160
Uncited documents2019156
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20030
Cited documents20041
Cited documents20052
Cited documents20061
Cited documents20072
Cited documents20083
Cited documents20092
Cited documents20103
Cited documents20112
Cited documents20122
Cited documents20134
Cited documents20141
Cited documents20151
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20175
Cited documents20183
Cited documents20193
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