Course Details and Schedule

An introduction to citation tracking and bibliometrics, using a range of impact factor tools to find top journals and conferences, count citations and measure the impact of publications and researchers. We explain their strengths and weaknesses, and how to access them. We cover: Journal Citation Reports, SCImago Journal Rank, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, Essential Science Indicators, ORCID, and more.

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Key topics
  • Journal and conference rankings and metrics
  • Citation counts for articles and books
  • Altmetrics
  • Top papers and researchers
  • Calculating your h-index
  • Creating a researcher profile
Course information
Intended audience Researchers, Academics, Research Support Staff and Research Postgraduates, especially in Sciences and Social Sciences.
Prior knowledge None required
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information See other courses in the iSkills programme

Taught using: N/A

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries


Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.