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