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Scholarly Impact & Research Performance Measurement

Bibliometrics, and more recently Altmetrics,  are becoming increasingly important in assessing scholarly impact and the performance of researchers.

Citation analysis is a method of evaluating the impact of published research output based on citation counts.

Citations Searches

 Citation searches may be conducted using the following databases:

Date coverage 1975 to the present 1960 to the present
Content coverage

Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Science Citation Index Expanded

Social Sciences Citation Index

What does Scopus cover?


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Please contact the Library’s Faculty Services if you would like us to conduct a citation search for you.

   * This index for measuring a researcher’s impact was developed in 2005 by Jorge Hirsch, a physicist at the University of California in San Diego. The h-Graph displays the h-index for a single author, multiple authors, or a group of selected documents. The h-index is based on the highest number of papers included that have had at least the same number of citations. View Hirsch’s original paper.




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