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Finding traditional metrics

Citation indexes can provide a range of different metrics at an article and author level, including citation counts (author and article), h-index (author) and output (author).  QUT Library subscribes to:

There are other freely available options such as:

Research evaluation tools analyse the research output of institutions, their departments and researchers. These tools can also assist with benchmarking the research performance of institutions and their researchers. These tools analyse citation data harvested from a citation index. The library subscribes to:

  • SciVal (based on Scopus data)
  • InCites (based on Web of Science data)
  • The Lens (also has a freely available option)

A free version of the Digital Science product Dimensions is also available.

A number of tools are available for calculating the impact of journals.