iSkills: Research metrics and citation analysis tools

An introduction to citation tracking and bibliometrics in which we examine a range of tools for finding journal metrics, article metrics and author metrics, in the context of moves towards responsible metrics in measuring the impact of publications and researchers. We will look at the main issues involved in using citation analysis to measure impact; using Journal Citation Reports and CiteScore Journal Metrics to find journal impact factors; using Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar to track and count citations to papers and individual researchers; how to calculate your own h-index; measuring impact using altmetrics; creating a researcher profile and using ORCID IDs to identify your work. This session is for researchers, academics, research support staff and research postgraduates in Sciences and Social Sciences.