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Documenting Impact & Increasing Visibility

Provides examples and tutorials for documenting and improving scholarly visibility and impact.

Cited Reference Search Comparisons


Introductions, General Outline, Disclaimers

Overview of Available Metrics

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

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

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

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

Creating Citation Reports

Web of Science - WoS sample report

Scopus - Citation Overview and Scopus h-index

Google Scholar Citation Profiles - example:

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

Workshop Presenters

Creative Commons Statement