Bibliometrics and measuring research impact – a practical introduction

Get to grips with measuring research impact using bibliometrics at Bodleian Libraries bibliometrics workshops in 5th week.  These sessions are intended as a practical introduction to tracking citations and will cover the h-index, journal impact factors and how to measure impact for individuals and institutions…

Bibliometrics I: Who’s citing you? will introduce citation tracking as a technique for finding out who is citing your work using Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar.   We will include an explanation of what citation tracking is and how it works and practical opportunities to track citations using the three tools and to compare the pros and cons of each.   This session will take place on Wednesday 15 November 2.00-3.00. Please book you place online.

This will be followed by WISER: Bibliometrics II – tools of the trade which will focus on using Web of Science and Scopus to find the most highly cited journals,  to calculate your h-index and to measure the research impact of institutions and coutries.  In addition we will look at how to find “hot” papers and authors and introduce  “Essential Science Indicators”.

Bibliometrics II – tools of the trade  is aimed at academics, researchers, research postgraduates, administrators and librarians in the Sciences.      If you are unfamiliar with citation tracking please attend Bibliometrics I: Who’s citing you? first.   The session will take place on Wednesday 15 November 3.15-4.15.  Please book your place online.

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