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The University of Southampton
Centre for Higher Education Practice

Bibliometrics: measuring the impact of research


Target Audience: Research and academic staff

Brief Outline: Bibliometrics is an increasingly important way to measure the quality of journals, researchers and even whole departments or universities. Drawing data mainly from Web of Science, Scopus or Google Scholar these include Impact Factors, the H-index and more complex metrics from SCImago and Eigenfactor.

This training, delivered by staff from the University Library, consists of these key strands:

What you can expect to learn: better understanding of Bibliometrics

Led By

Name: Michael Whitton & Vicky Fenerty - Research Engagement Librarians

Alignment with RDF: Sub domain A1 (Knowledge base) 


You will be required to complete a pre-course survey Details will follow once you have booked a place.

Training Date(s):

Monday 6th November 2017, 10:00-11:30 - Highfield Campus
Thursday 11th January 2018, 10:00-11:30 - Southampton General Hospital (Medicine & Health Sciences only)
Thursday 8th February 2018, 14:00-15:30 - Highfield Campus
Friday 18th May 2018, 10:00-11:30 - Highfield Campus

How to book

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