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Guide to Bibliometrics - Impact Factor, H-index, and More: How to Determine the number of citations for an article

Provides links to resources for bibliometric analysis, including journal ranking indices, such as impact factor, and author impact measures, such as h-index.

Introduction

There are a number of different databases available to determine how many times an article has been cited by other articles.

Both ISI Web of Knowledge and Scopus can be used to find this information.

Below we will provide instructions on how to use both databases to gather this information

How to determine the number of citations for an article using Scopus

Go to the Library webpage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select Resources then Databases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on SciVerse Scopus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open to the front page of Scopus, click on Document Search, type or paste the title of the article into the search box and select Article Title from the drop down menu in the right box and then click Search

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the record screen click Cited by to give a list of all the papers, and their authors, that have cited this paper

 

 

 

 

 

The Cited by page gives you all the details of the papers that have cited the paper you are interested

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now you have the total number of times that this particular paper was cited as well as the details for the papers that cited it.

 

How to determine the number of citations for an article using ISI Web of Knowledge

Go to the Library webpage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select Resources then Databases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on ISI Web of Knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open to the front page of Web of Science, type or paste the title of the article into the search box and click Search

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the record screen click Times Cited to give a list of all the papers, and their authors, that have cited this paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Times Cited page gives you all the details of the papers that have cited the paper you are interested

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now you have the total number of times that this particular paper was cited as well as the details for the papers that cited it.

 

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