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Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Theopen access

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

H-Index

26

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

14782715

Coverage

2002-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

editorial@rcpe.ac.uk

Scope

The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh is the College’s quarterly, peer-reviewed journal, with an international circulation of 8,000. It has three main emphases – clinical medicine, education and medical history and humanities. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Education1999Q4
Education2000Q4
Education2001Q4
Education2002Q4
Education2003Q4
Education2004Q4
Education2005Q4
Education2006Q4
Education2007Q4
Education2008Q4
Education2009Q4
Education2010Q3
Education2011Q4
Education2012Q3
Education2013Q3
Education2014Q3
Education2015Q3
Education2016Q3
Education2017Q3
Education2018Q3
Education2019Q3
Education2020Q3
History1999Q4
History2000Q4
History2001Q2
History2002Q4
History2003Q2
History2004Q3
History2005Q4
History2006Q3
History2007Q2
History2008Q2
History2009Q2
History2010Q2
History2011Q2
History2012Q1
History2013Q1
History2014Q1
History2015Q1
History2016Q1
History2017Q1
History2018Q1
History2019Q1
History2020Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q3
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
19990.100
20000.100
20010.116
20020.101
20030.112
20040.103
20050.101
20060.105
20070.123
20080.138
20090.125
20100.197
20110.129
20120.210
20130.292
20140.260
20150.272
20160.229
20170.291
20180.332
20190.282
20200.275
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
19999
200010
200110
20027
200317
20045
200517
200613
200712
2008105
2009122
2010116
2011115
201288
2013130
201497
201574
201674
201791
201880
201995
2020139
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)19990.040
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.055
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.056
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.068
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.269
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.298
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.136
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.135
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.194
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.378
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.521
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.498
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.409
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.520
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.530
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.643
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.022
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.074
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.088
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.286
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.192
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.442
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.608
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.495
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.517
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.439
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.478
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.586
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.823
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.032
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.083
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.136
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.360
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.128
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.223
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.635
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.445
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.498
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.357
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.534
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.424
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.673
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.726
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 Cites19990
Self Cites20000
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20096
Self Cites20109
Self Cites20114
Self Cites201211
Self Cites201311
Self Cites20148
Self Cites201510
Self Cites20169
Self Cites201712
Self Cites201812
Self Cites201912
Self Cites202019
Total Cites19992
Total Cites20001
Total Cites20012
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20032
Total Cites20043
Total Cites20053
Total Cites20067
Total Cites200710
Total Cites200814
Total Cites200915
Total Cites201031
Total Cites201166
Total Cites2012156
Total Cites2013194
Total Cites2014165
Total Cites2015163
Total Cites2016132
Total Cites2017117
Total Cites2018140
Total Cites2019133
Total Cites2020219
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 document19990.040
External Cites per document20000.022
External Cites per document20010.049
External Cites per document20020.000
External Cites per document20030.074
External Cites per document20040.088
External Cites per document20050.103
External Cites per document20060.179
External Cites per document20070.286
External Cites per document20080.286
External Cites per document20090.084
External Cites per document20100.124
External Cites per document20110.243
External Cites per document20120.585
External Cites per document20130.789
External Cites per document20140.692
External Cites per document20150.765
External Cites per document20160.668
External Cites per document20170.719
External Cites per document20180.790
External Cites per document20190.725
External Cites per document20201.124
Cites per document19990.040
Cites per document20000.022
Cites per document20010.049
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.074
Cites per document20040.088
Cites per document20050.103
Cites per document20060.179
Cites per document20070.286
Cites per document20080.333
Cites per document20090.115
Cites per document20100.130
Cites per document20110.192
Cites per document20120.442
Cites per document20130.608
Cites per document20140.495
Cites per document20150.517
Cites per document20160.439
Cites per document20170.478
Cites per document20180.586
Cites per document20190.543
Cites per document20200.823
% 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
19990.00
20000.00
20010.00
20020.00
20030.00
20040.00
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20082.86
20093.28
20107.76
20112.61
20123.41
20133.85
20143.09
201514.86
20162.70
20172.20
20185.00
20194.21
20205.76
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents200923
Non-citable documents201062
Non-citable documents201188
Non-citable documents2012105
Non-citable documents201387
Non-citable documents2014106
Non-citable documents2015115
Non-citable documents2016117
Non-citable documents201799
Non-citable documents201877
Non-citable documents201978
Non-citable documents202088
Citable documents199950
Citable documents200045
Citable documents200141
Citable documents200229
Citable documents200327
Citable documents200434
Citable documents200529
Citable documents200639
Citable documents200735
Citable documents200842
Citable documents2009107
Citable documents2010177
Citable documents2011255
Citable documents2012248
Citable documents2013232
Citable documents2014227
Citable documents2015200
Citable documents2016184
Citable documents2017146
Citable documents2018162
Citable documents2019167
Citable documents2020178
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 documents199948
Uncited documents200044
Uncited documents200139
Uncited documents200229
Uncited documents200325
Uncited documents200431
Uncited documents200527
Uncited documents200634
Uncited documents200728
Uncited documents200833
Uncited documents2009117
Uncited documents2010216
Uncited documents2011297
Uncited documents2012268
Uncited documents2013231
Uncited documents2014252
Uncited documents2015229
Uncited documents2016228
Uncited documents2017175
Uncited documents2018159
Uncited documents2019176
Uncited documents2020175
Cited documents19992
Cited documents20001
Cited documents20012
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20032
Cited documents20043
Cited documents20052
Cited documents20065
Cited documents20077
Cited documents20089
Cited documents200913
Cited documents201023
Cited documents201146
Cited documents201285
Cited documents201388
Cited documents201481
Cited documents201586
Cited documents201673
Cited documents201770
Cited documents201880
Cited documents201969
Cited documents202091
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