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Researcher Identity & Impact

This guide is designed to assist you with expanding the impact of your research by developing your researcher profile and explaining how metrics work.

Article-level metrics


Times Cited (Cited by, Citations) - The number of times an article has appeared in another publication’s reference list.

What is the idea?

The citation of a particular work means it has influenced a new piece of word – e.g it has an impact.

Where to find it?

Three debases are considered to be most comprehensive for discovering citation-based metrics: Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar.