Category: Impact

Citation Gecko

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  Citation Gecko is a new free online app that helps you find the most relevant papers to your research and gives you a “complete sense of the research landscape.”  You start from a small set of seed papers that define an … Continue Reading

Journal Rankings and Impact Factors

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The USF Libraries has created a short tutorial on resources for looking up metrics that determine journal rankings for researchers.  If you need in-depth assistance, contact your liaison librarian. The tutorial features three main tools for determining journal rankings: InCites Journal Citation … Continue Reading

Open is Not Forever: A Study of Vanished Open Access Journals

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Many reputable journals are costly and behind paywalls because, unlike some poor quality open access journals, one is paying for copy editing, indexing, and preservation. When you publish with a quality journal, you have a reasonable expectation that your article will be … Continue Reading

Impact: Library Tools for Promotion and Tenure

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The USF Libraries has a guide,  Impact: Library Tools for Promotion and Tenure, for graduate students and faculty interested in determining journal quality and journal rankings, as well as tracking cited references to published work. If you need assistance with these tools, … Continue Reading

Understanding Metrics that Measure Productivity

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When looking at publication metrics that measure scholarly productivity, performance, quality and impact/influence, it is important to keep these things in mind: 1) There are varying levels of metrics: journal, article and author 2) No single metric is sufficient for measuring performance … Continue Reading

Impact: Library Tools for Promotion and Tenure

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The USF Tampa Library’s Impact Guide will help scholars find all the tools for journal rankings, identifying an author’s cited references, and ways candidates for promotion and tenure can highlight the quality of their publications.