Bodleian iSkills: Research metrics and citation analysis tools

An introduction to citation tracking and bibliometrics in which we examine a range of tools for finding journal metrics, article metrics and author metrics, in the context of moves towards responsible metrics in measuring the impact of publications and researchers. Subjects to be covered include: Understanding the main issues involved in using citation analysis to measure impact; Using Journal Citation Reports and Scimago Journal Rank to find journals and journal-level metrics; Using Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar to track and count citations to papers and individual researchers; Calculating your own h-index; Measuring impact using altmetrics; Creating a researcher profile and using ORCID IDs to identify your work.

Intended Audience: Researchers, Academics, Research Support Staff and Research Postgraduates in Sciences and Social Sciences.