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Measure Your Research Impact-h-index, impact factor and more: Citation Analysis

What is citation analysis?

Citation analysis (also known as bibliometrics) is the collection of information on how many times a publication has been cited by others. This is helpful as it can show the impact and assumed quality of a publication, the author of that publication or an institution. The citation analysis tools available often cover different sets of publications, so it is advisable to check several different sources.These sources include:


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WEB OF SCIENCE - Cited Reference Search

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Find total citation count in Symplectic

  • Login to Symplectic
  • In the Home tab there is a graph with publication totals located in the Publication History box. Hover your mouse over the bars to see the publication numbers per year.
  • To look at citation counts from highest to lowest go to the My Publications box and click on Journal Articles.
    Please note Symplectic will not break down citation counts year by year for each publication. For this kind of count, see Citation Analysis for instructions.
  • In the results page go to Sort by and change it to Citation count (Highest first).
    Total citation counts are found under each publication and come from RCR, Dimensions, EPMC (Europe PMC) and Scopus.
  • Make sure the Detailed view is set as your view (it will say the opposite...Compact view in the upper right corner).

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