New data on percentage of uncited journal articles in Public Administration
Impact factor data released by Journal Citation Reports provides only a partial view of how articles published in Public Administration journals are subsequently used. This chart provides an alternate view. Click on image to enlarge. It shows the percentage of articles published in 2012 and 2013 that were not cited in any journal in 2014. Overall, 55 percent of articles published in the field in 2012 and 2013 were not cited at all in 2014. For Governance, the share is 27 percent: that is, 73 percent of articles published in 2012 and 2013 were cited at least once in 2014. Only one other journal in the field had a lower percentage of uncited articles. This data was compiled by the Governance publishing team at Wiley.