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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

Workshop Materials

  • Instructions on how to gather a citation report for an author via Web of Science, Scopus or Google Scholar: Author Metrics (h-index)