Journal Bibliometrics


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This tutorial explores the use of impact factors and other metrics for ranking journals. You are invited to assess the pros and cons of using these metrics for your research area.
Adapted by Miggie Pickton, Research Support Librarian, from an original tutorial produced by the East Midland Research Support Group.

Keywords: bibliometrics, research dissemination, citations, impact factor, journal ranking, Journal Citations Report, JCR, Eigenfactor, SCImago, Postgraduate research, Disseminating your research