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Frontiers in Veterinary Scienceopen access



Universities and research institutions in Switzerland
Media Ranking in Switzerland

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Frontiers Media S.A.



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Frontiers in Veterinary Science is a global, peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that bridges animal and human health, brings a comparative approach to medical and surgical challenges, and advances innovative biotechnology and therapy. Veterinary research today is interdisciplinary, collaborative, and socially relevant, transforming how we understand and investigate animal health and disease. Fundamental research in emerging infectious diseases, predictive genomics, stem cell therapy, and translational modelling is grounded within the integrative social context of public and environmental health, wildlife conservation, novel biomarkers, societal well-being, and cutting-edge clinical practice and specialization. Frontiers in Veterinary Science brings a 21st-century approach—networked, collaborative, and Open Access—to communicate this progress and innovation to both the specialist and to the wider audience of readers in the field. Frontiers in Veterinary Science publishes articles on outstanding discoveries across a wide spectrum of translational, foundational, and clinical research. The journal's mission is to bring all relevant veterinary sciences together on a single platform with the goal of improving animal and human health. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Veterinary (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Veterinary (miscellaneous)2022Q1

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.313
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.467
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.293
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.613
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.243
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.546
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20223.434
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.467
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.062
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.334
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.513
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.151
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.503
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20223.294
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.467
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.062
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.122
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.228
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20223.137
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20155
Self Cites201612
Self Cites201737
Self Cites2018101
Self Cites2019130
Self Cites2020358
Self Cites2021640
Self Cites20221032
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201521
Total Cites2016135
Total Cites2017433
Total Cites2018992
Total Cites20191704
Total Cites20203290
Total Cites20216807
Total Cites202210704
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 document20140
External Cites per document20151.000
External Cites per document20161.337
External Cites per document20171.886
External Cites per document20182.096
External Cites per document20192.322
External Cites per document20202.808
External Cites per document20213.174
External Cites per document20222.976
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20151.313
Cites per document20161.467
Cites per document20172.062
Cites per document20182.334
Cites per document20192.513
Cites per document20203.151
Cites per document20213.503
Cites per document20223.294
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents201818
Non-citable documents201921
Non-citable documents202034
Non-citable documents202146
Non-citable documents202294
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201516
Citable documents201687
Citable documents2017202
Citable documents2018407
Citable documents2019657
Citable documents20201010
Citable documents20211897
Citable documents20223156
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 documents20140
Uncited documents20156
Uncited documents201640
Uncited documents201775
Uncited documents2018120
Uncited documents2019170
Uncited documents2020238
Uncited documents2021387
Uncited documents2022678
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201510
Cited documents201652
Cited documents2017135
Cited documents2018305
Cited documents2019508
Cited documents2020806
Cited documents20211556
Cited documents20222572
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