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Liane Taylor
Interim Head Acquisitions Librarian
Texas State University
14 November 2014
TECHNOLOGY CHANGES
GOALS DON’T
1.Promotion &Tenure
2.Build Research Network
3.Increase Citation Counts
4.Reputation Management
5.Promotion &Tenure
• Impact Factor (Thomson Reuters JCR/Web of Science)
• Eigenfactor (public but based onThomson Reuters JCR)
• SCImago Jour...
xkcd Comic: http://xkcd.com/927/
NO SINGLE TOOL PROVIDES A COMPLETE CITATION COUNT
CITATION COUNTS VARY ACROSS DISCIPLINES
Author & Publication Influence &...
• Times Cited / Citation Counts
• Web of Science Citation Databases
• SCOPUS
• Google Scholar
• Core Disciplinary Database...
Altmetrics
Institutional Research AnalyticsTools
Elsevier Thomson Reuters
Author Disambiguation
Author Identifier
Networking & Research Profiles
A Word of Caution…
Citation Analysis & Journal Impact Factor
http://libguides.txstate.edu/citation-analysis
Copyright (Author’s Rights and mo...
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Research IMPACT: Tools & Technologies

  1. 1. Liane Taylor Interim Head Acquisitions Librarian Texas State University 14 November 2014
  2. 2. TECHNOLOGY CHANGES GOALS DON’T
  3. 3. 1.Promotion &Tenure 2.Build Research Network 3.Increase Citation Counts 4.Reputation Management 5.Promotion &Tenure
  4. 4. • Impact Factor (Thomson Reuters JCR/Web of Science) • Eigenfactor (public but based onThomson Reuters JCR) • SCImago Journal Rank Indicator (SJR) (Elsevier Scopus) • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) (Scopus) • Google Journal Metrics (Google Scholar) • European Reference Indicator for the Humanities (ERIH) Journal Influence & Ranking NO MEASURE FITS ALL DISCIPLINES: IDENTIFY MEASURES & CRITERIA THAT ARE COMPATIBLE WITHYOUR FIELD
  5. 5. xkcd Comic: http://xkcd.com/927/
  6. 6. NO SINGLE TOOL PROVIDES A COMPLETE CITATION COUNT CITATION COUNTS VARY ACROSS DISCIPLINES Author & Publication Influence & Impact Citations of a book in Bar-Ilan, J. (2010) Citations to the “Introduction to informetrics” indexed byWOS, Scopus and Google Scholar. Scientometrics, 82(3), p.504
  7. 7. • Times Cited / Citation Counts • Web of Science Citation Databases • SCOPUS • Google Scholar • Core Disciplinary Database (IEEE, MathSciNet, psycINFO) • H-Index • Database relative (h-Index in Scopus vsWeb of Science) • Publish or Perish • Software for analyzing impact within Google Scholar Author & Publication Influence & Impact
  8. 8. Altmetrics
  9. 9. Institutional Research AnalyticsTools Elsevier Thomson Reuters
  10. 10. Author Disambiguation Author Identifier
  11. 11. Networking & Research Profiles
  12. 12. A Word of Caution…
  13. 13. Citation Analysis & Journal Impact Factor http://libguides.txstate.edu/citation-analysis Copyright (Author’s Rights and more…) http://libguides.txstate.edu/copyright Faculty Toolkit: Altmetrics & Academic Social Media http://libguides.txstate.edu/academicsocialmedia Faculty Toolkit: Measuring Scholarly Impact http://libguides.txstate.edu/impact For Further Information

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