Research methods


 

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Essential Science Indicator (ESI)

Analytical tool for measuring and comparing the impact/performance of individuals, institutions (i.e. universities), countries, and journals across 22 scientific fields.
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Scopus

Who cites whom? Identify connections in English-language scholarly literature based on references and citations. The database has a slight European bias.
Campus + remote access

Social Science Citation Index - SSCI

Citation database with a social science perspective. Conduct subject, author, and title searches or use article references to find out who cites whom, thus identifying new and more recent articles.
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Journal Citation Reports

Will help you determine journal "impact factor" and identify the most frequently cited journals in a given field. Useful when planning a publication strategy.
Campus + remote access

Web of Science

Who is citing whom? Use this database to identify article inter-connectedness based on references and citations. The database has a slight American bias.
Campus + remote access