Monday, 19 May 2014

Blibliometrics sending you into a spin? Try the MyRI tutorials.... 
Created by  DCU, DIT, NUIM and UCD libraries (Click on the image to access the tutorial)

Module 1  :   Bibliometrics

Introduction and definition
Research assessment and evaluation – stakeholders   
  • Government and funding agencies
  • Institutional management and administration
  • College, faculties, schools
  • Individual researchers
  • The main metrics 
Publication and citation counts
The main tools
  • Web of Science
  • Scopus
  • Google Scholar + Publish or Perish
Module 2 :  Track your research impact

Citation analysis tools
Citation searching
SWOT of Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar
Using citation analysis tools
Search for your publications
  • How many citations?
  • Most highly cited paper?
  • Setting citation alerts
Introduction to the H-index
Calculating your H-index (by database)

Other metrics
  • Metrics from institutional repositories
  • Publication and citation data for a group or department
  • Institutional affiliation
  • Benchmarking research performance
  • Essential Science Indicators

Module 3:  Journal ranking and analysis

Journal ranking and analysis
Journal Citation Reports
Journal Impact Factor calculations and high impact journals
Journal metrics by category
Individual journal metrics
Issues and limitations