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Bibliometrics: measuring the impact of research



Bibliometrics: measuring the impact of research


Bibliometrics is an increasingly important way to measure the quality of journals, researchers and even whole departments or universities. Drawing data mainly from Web of Science, Scopus or Google Scholar these include Impact Factors, the H-index and more complex metrics from SCImago and Eigenfactor.


Course Description


This training, delivered by staff from the University Library, consists of these key strands:-

•Using metrics to decide the likely impact of publishing in specific journals;

•Metrics to track how your work is being cited.


What you can expect to learn:-

•A greater knowledge of some key services;

•An understanding of the importance and key principles of bibliometrics.


Led by


Vicky Fenerty, Pam Wake & Michael Whitton - Library (Research Engagement)


This session is for


All doctoral researchers from any discipline. However, if you are from the Humanities, Art and Law disciplines, please contact us at to discuss before booking a place.


Dates and Times


Wednesday 9th November 2016, 14:00-15:30 - Highfield Campus

Friday 27th January 2017, 10:00-11:30 - Health Sciences & Medicine only - Southampton General Hospital

Monday 3rd April 2017, 10:00-11:30 - Highfield Campus


How to Book

Please book through GradBook:


Date: Monday, April 3, 2017
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Location: Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Campus: Highfield

Nicki Clarkson

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