This guide provides information on resources and research methods involved in conducting citation analysis. Use the tabs above to identify and compare relevant tools and to obtain step-by-step directions on how to find citing articles, impact factors, and journal rankings.
Document your research impact
There are steps you can take to improve your citation metrics.
Setting up a researcher profile and/or researcher ID can be useful to
There are several services that offer similar products. Because the profile may be linked to a specific database, the publication history may be incomplete. It may be desirable to have multiple profiles.
Want to keep up with who is citing your work? Many databases and information resources let you set up an alert to notify you when an article has been cited. In most cases, you will need to set up an account to use the service. Here are a few examples of databases with citation alerts.
On the Document details page, click Set alert in the Cited by since 1996 box.
The Add a Document Citation Alert page appears.
Thanks and acknowledgement go to Francine DeFranco, University of Connecticut Libraries, for permission to use her guide, "Citation Analysis for Promotion and Tenure" as a basis for this one.
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