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Bibliometrics and Impact Factor: Citation Tracker/h-Graph

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

Citation Tracker by Scopus

The Scopus Citation Tracker is a way to find, check and track citation data. It lets you track data year by year for a specific author or topic.

With the Scopus Citation Tracker you can evaluate:

  • The most highly cited author in a field and check that author's relevance
  • The real-time citation data of articles and authors of interest
  • What topics are hot in familiar or unfamiliar subject areas
  • What subjects are being cited by other subjects


The h-Graph measures the impact of a set of articles and shows the number of citations per document. The graph below depicts the artices from above.

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Tracking Authors Using Citation Tracker

In  Author Search allows you can look up articles by and author, instuitution and subject area.

  • select the author and Citation Tracker
  • Get the h-index for the author
  • Get the h-Graph information about articles the author as written
  • Citation information: how many articles that were cited by this author and how many times they were cited over time

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