Bibliometrics and Impact Factor: Citation Searching

This guide explains how impact factor is used and calculated in journal and article rankings, as well as other methods of citation analysis.

Mobile Websites

Databases make research on the go easy with Mobile websites and RSS Feeds:

Databases with Citation Alerts

Manage your Search Alerts, Author Citation Alerts and Document Citation Alerts with these tools:

Databases Useful for Citation Searching

Major databases that allow citation searching:

Using Bibliometrics

WHITE PAPER Using Bibliometrics in Evaluating Research by David A. Pendlebury, Research Department, Thomson Reuters, Philadelphia, PA USA

Affiliation Searching

The Affiliation Identifier from Elsevier in Scopus will track citations by organization. The database merges name variants.

Scopus will also give you data about all those citations by subject.

(access requires a subscription)

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