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How to Find Metrics

Find out how to use our database to:

  • How to find your h-index
  • How to find citations to articles
  • How to find citations to book chapters
  • How to find journal metrics

  • Find your h-index

    Web of Science

    • Enter the family name and initial
    • Click the drop-down menu under Topic
    • Select Author
    • Search
    • At results screen, click Create Citation Report on right-hand navigation bar
    • The h-index is listed at the bottom of the list under Results Found (right hand side)
    • Results can be sorted from "Sort by"

    Scopus

    • From the Authors page, search on the author’s name
    • From the Author search results page, Click on the number in front of the author’s name to see Documents
    • Select All
    • Click on View citation overview
    • Exclude self-citations
    • Update
    • View h-graph

    Google Scholar

    • Type in the author’s name
    • Cited by [number] appears under the article details. Or use article title
    • Find Citations

    Find Citations to Articles

    Web of Science

    • Enter the family name and initial
    • Click the drop-down menu under Topic
    • Select Author
    • Search
    • At results screen, click Create Citation Report on right-hand navigation bar
    • The h-index is listed in the top row of results
    • Results can be sorted from "Sort by"

    Scopus

    • From the Authors page, search on the author’s name
    • From the Author search results page, Click the number in front of the All box and see Show documents
    • Click on View citation overview
    • Author h-index is at the top right of the page

    Google Scholar

    • Type in the author’s name
    • Cited by [number] appears under the article details. Or use article title
    • Find Citations

    EPMC (Europse PubMed Central) (Life Sciences)

    CiteSeer X

    • Register
    • Log In
    • Click on the Authors tab on the top toolbar
    • Enter author's name or name variations separated by "or"
    • Tick the Include Citations box
    • Click the Search button
    • Click on the Cited by link to see citations

    Business Source Complete

    • Select Cited References from the More menu on the top blue toolbar
    • Enter the author's last name and initial of the first name in the Cited Author box e.g., reid, d*
    • Click on Search. If there are numerous results, include the article title in the Cited Title box, the journal title in the Cited Source box, or the publication year in the Cited Year box
    • For each result, A check box appears where there is a citation available. Times Cited in this Database will indicate the number of times the item has been cited by other publications in this database
    • To see these, click on the check box to the left of the citation, and then on Find Citing Articles in the upper left of the results display

    MathSciNet

    Note: Includes cited references from 2000 forward
    • Select the Citations tab
    • Search by Author, Journal, Subject or Year by selecting the appropriate tab e.g. Burke, M*
    • Click Search  
    • Select the matching author from the drop-down menu - Burke, Maxim R.) and click List Results for this author
    • Summary results display number of citations to a specific publication
    • Select an article (first link item in 'citation' that would look something like MR1086455 (92f:03053) )
    • Select From References or From Reviews from the citation box to the right

    Education Research Complete

    Proquest Central

    Cited by [number] appears on the search results screen under the article details. You can also click on the title of an article to see a Cited by note and links to the citing documents at the top right hand corner of the page

    PsycINFO

    • Find the article you want and choose Cited by from the results screen
    • If you do a subject search, Cited by [number] will appear below the relevant article in the right-hand column. Click on the link to go to the citing article, or click on the title of the article, and follow the link to Cited by in the right-hand-navigation bar.
    • Following the Full-text from publisher link will also give you links to citing articles.

    SciFinder Scholar

    • Select Explore References
    • Select Author Name or Journal. If searching by Author Name, select all possible variations of the author's name
    • Select Citing from the results list

    ScienceDirect

    • Click on Advanced Search from the grey bar near the top right hand side of the screen
    • Enter the author's last name and initial(s) (e.g., saleh t m) in the Search box
    • Change All Fields in the drop-down box to Specific Author
    • Click on Search
    • Select an article from the results list by clicking on the title
    • If applicable, a Citing Articles box appears on the right hand side of the screen

    PubMed Central

    • Enter the author's name and other search options if desired (e.g., title of article, date, etc.)
    • Click on Search
    • Select an article from the results list by clicking on the title
    • If the article has been cited a box called Cited by [number] PubMed Central articles appears on the right hand side of the screen

    Engineering Village

    Social Services Abstracts

    Sociological Abstracts

    Cited by [number] appears on the search results screen under the article details. You can also click on the title of an article to see a Cited by note and links to the citing documents at the top right hand corner of the page.

    Wiley Online Library

    • Find article. Open Article or Enhanced Article views.
    • Cited by [number] is under the DOI.

    Find Citations to Book Chapters

    • Google Scholar

      Search by the title of the chapter and check for Cited by link

    • Google Books

      Search for citations of your chapter by its title but be careful to check on the validity of the citations

    • PsycINFO

      Search by the title of the chapter and check for Cited by link

    • Scopus

      Search by the title of the chapter and check for Cited by link AND/OR Look for citations of the chapter within reference lists


    Find Journal Metrics

    Scopus

    Go to Compare Journals and type the title of the journal you are interested in, and click the search icon. To create comparative graphs or tables, users can mark up to 10 records, selected from subject lists or created by double clicking on journal titles, subject area, ISSN or publisher.

    Graphs/Tables include:

    • NNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper - corrects for differences in the frequency of citations across research fields
    • SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) - reflects prestige of source: value of weighted citations per document
    • Citations - for the number of citations document numbers
    • percentage not cited
    • percentage reviewed

    Scopus: Is a title indexed?

    There are three ways you can check this:

    • Elsevier:Scopus and download the title list
    • In Scopus go to Browse Sources on the toolbar above the search boxes. Look up the title you are interested in.
    • Search in Scopus for the title

    Journal Citation Reports

    • Search by year and subject category, then choose your category
    • The following table gives the impact factor of the titles in that category

    Eigenfactor

    Google Scholar Journal Metrics

    • Choose Metrics (from Search page)
    • Top Publications
    • Choose language from drop-down box at right