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Measuring Scholarly Impact

This guide provides information on documenting and analyzing the impact of scholarly work.


Welcome to the HSL Measuring Scholarly Impact LibGuide.

This guide is intended to provide guidance in documenting and analyzing the impact of scholarly work.

Learning Outcomes

Users of this guide will become familiar with:

  • Major metrics used to evaluate journals, authors, and publications.
  • Creating citation reports in Web of Science and Scopus to articulate citations to articles and h-index.
  • Methods/software for analyzing collaboration networks

Off-Campus Sign-In

If you are off-campus, click the link below to log in to the Library and access the various electronic resources remotely.