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Documenting Impact & Increasing Visibility

Examples and tutorials for documenting and improving scholarly visibility and impact.


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Overview of Available Metrics

Journal Metrics (journal rankings and impact factors, acceptance/rejection rates, CiteScore)

Article Metrics (h-index, number of times cited, CiteScore)

Book Metrics (book reviews, Google Scholar, WorldCat Identities, Book Citation Index)

Altmetrics (article downloads, social media mentions, etc.; ImpactStory, PLoS Article-Level Metrics example, BookMetrix - example)

Documenting Research Impact

Cited Reference Searching and Creating Citation Reports

Web of Science - WoS sample report

Scopus - Author Profile; Citation Overview ; Scopus h-index

Google Scholar & Citations Profile; view all ISU Google Citations profiles; Create your own Profile

Increasing researcher visibility

Digital Repository @ ISU

Author dashboardSelectedWorks

Services for Centers & Labs

Digital Press

Departmental Site-Readership Map

Departmental Website-Research

Copyright Checking Assistance

ORCiD : researcher identifiers  ; sample: Josiah Carberry ORCiD

Create academic profiles, especially on open platforms, to improve search results and provide access to your work.

 Publish Open Access

 (Alt) Metrics





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