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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 Ranking Tools (impact factors, acceptance/rejection rates, CiteScore)

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

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

Altmetrics (article downloads, social media mentions, etc.; 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 - example - view all ISU Google profiles or Create your own Profile (and make it public)

Increasing researcher visibility

Iowa State University Digital Repository

Copyright Clearance Assistance

Author dashboardSelectedWorks

Services for Centers & Labs

Departmental Site-Readership Map

Departmental Website-Research

DataShare (ISU's Open Research Data Repository) - Getting started with DataShare

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