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Research Impact

Includes measures of scholarly impact such as journal impact factors, researcher impact, citation analysis and altmetrics.

Citation counts and Author metrics

Use Scopus  and  Web of Science to find:scopus

  • citation counts for an publication
  • who has cited a publication
  • most highly cited article for an authorweb of science
  • h-index number for an author
  • eliminate self-citations from a citation count

Google Metrics

Google Scholar Metrics  - Provides these analytics for a publication: h-index, h-core, h-median, as well as those figures for the last 5 completed calendar years (h5-index, h5-core, and h5-median)

Google Scholar Citations - Free service that allows authors to check who is citing publications, graph citations over time, and compute citation metrics such as h-index and i10-index.

Publish or Perish (POP)

Harzing Publish or Perish - This free downloadable tool uses Google Scholar data to create citation analysis reports by author or journal name. Provides:

  • Total number of papers and total number of citations
  • Average citations per paper, citations per author, papers per author, and citations per year
  • Hirsch's h-index and related parameters
  • Egghe's g-index
  • The contemporary h-index
  • Three variations of individual h-indices
  • The average annual increase in the individual h-index
  • The age-weighted citation rate
  • An analysis of the number of authors per paper.

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