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Citation Analysis: Getting Started

Getting Started

If You Want
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Citation counts for your research publications Citation Analysis
Citation counts from patents Technology Transfers
To see who’s citing you Citation Analysis
The ranking or impact factor of a specific journal Journal Rankings
To learn more about the H-index for calculating impact H-Index
Explanations of citation research concepts, terminology, and other indexes for calculating impact
Terms and Definitions
More information on the rationale behind citation research
Further Reading
Citation research tutorials for various databases Tutorials
Finding Journal Acceptance Rates Acceptance Rates


Much of the content of this guide is based on a guide created at University of Michigan Library and which can be viewed here. Thank you to the group that created that guide and allowed us to make use of the content for our own guide.