Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln



Stephen GFollow


Journal rankings are widely used in academic circles in evaluating the impact and quality of academic journals. The purpose of a journal ranking is to reflect the location of a journal within its field, the relative difficulty of being published in that journal, and the reputation associated with it. SCImago Journal Rank - A measure of the scientific impact of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or reputation of the journals from which such citations come. This paper examined citation-based analysis using the SCImago journal rank to compare Library Quarterly and Library Hi-Tech journals are published from 1999 onwards particularly in the fields of library and information science. This study found that in 2018 SJR ranking, H indexes and best quartile etc. For Library Hi-Tech Journal SJR 0.75, h index is 33, Q1 is the best quartile and in 2018 about Library Quarterly Journal SJR 0.73, h index 34, and Q1 best quartile. And also found number of citable documents and non citable documents, number of self citations and total citation of the both journals from 1999 to 2018.