Last Updated: Oct 29, 2012
Use citation reports
to track research output and citation
activity for authors and institutions, see publication and citation trends in a
topic area, and
second generation citations to gauge indirect impact.
The impact factor measures the influence or importance of an academic journal, based on the average number of citations to articles and other citable items. Citable items may include letters or other material which constitute a contribution to the literature. For more information please see the presentation produced by Thomson Reuters about impact factors, how they are calculated, and how to find them using Journal Citation Reports.
- Web Of Science
Citation data collected from: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED); Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI); Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI); Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (CPCI-S); Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
- Google Scholar
Three metrics are provided: the h-index, the i-10 index ( the number of articles with at least ten citations), and the total number of citations to your articles.
- Publish or Perish
A software program that uses Google Scholar to obtain the raw citations, then analyzes these and presents the following statistics: Total number of papers & number of citations, average number of citations per paper & per author, average number of papers per author, h-index, e-index, g-index, and the Age-weighted citation rate.
- Journal Citation Reports
A comprehensive tool for finding impact factors for journals. The reports provide the journal rank, Impact Factor, Immediacy Index, cited half-life, the total number of citations to the journal in the given year, plus the Eigenfactor Metrics, i.e., Eigenfactor
Score and the Article Influence Score.
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