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Skills Workshops: Advanced research practices: Bibliometrics and impact factors

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Advanced research practices: Bibliometrics and impact factors

About this master class

The ability to assess the impact of research is growing in importance.  This master class covers the concepts of bibliometrics and impact factors and introduces the range of tools available for analysing research impact. It can also help researchers identify which research fronts are trending, and therefore where to focus research efforts and choose where to publish.

By the end of the master class you will be aware of:

  • Understand what is meant by the terms “bibliometrics” and “impact factors”
  • Understand the different metrics which can be used in the quantitative assessment of research
  • Use the main tools which are available for analysis such as Web of Science, Scopus, Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators

Who is this master class for?

This master class is ideal for postgraduates and early career researchers who want to better understand the different tools for measuring the impact of published research.

This master class is run by a Library Skills Adviser

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To book your place on this master class, click on one of the dates below for the booking form

10:15 - 12:15, Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

10:15 - 12:15, Tuesday, April 19, 2016