Research Impact/Bibliometrics

This guide provides an introduction to using Web of Science, Scopus and other resources to determine journal impact factor and individual researcher and article impact.

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Laura Bonella
Academic Services Librarian

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Researchers are often interested in determining their research impact. The “impact” of research is usually assessed in two different ways: the impact factor of journals as a whole, and the impact of an individual researcher.

Click on the tabs on the left to find more information about each type of assessment.

Should you have any questions regarding your search for information, contact your Faculty and Graduate Services librarian.