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Research Metrics

Finding metrics


Find your publications and their citations

All disciplines
Science disciplines

Watch how to navigate and use Web of Science and Scopus (YouTube playlist)


Measure the performance and rank of publications

  • Scopus Sources - Use to find CiteScore, SJR and SNIP. Includes trends over time. This Scopus libguide provides an overview of Scopus metrics. It also includes this 'quick reference tool'.
  • SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) quartiles - journals from Scopus are ranked according to weighted citations. Use it to find SCImago quartiles and ranks. Includes in-depth analysis and quartile trends over time.
  • InCites: Journal Citation Reports (JCR) — journals from certain Web of Science indices are ranked according to their Journal Impact Factor. Use to find JCR quartiles and ranks; Journal Impact Factor (JIF). Includes in-depth analysis and quartile trends over time. Create an InCites account to access it from anywhere.
  • Publish or Perish — for publications indexed in Google Scholar

Find influential researchers in a field

Based on publications in Web of Science:


Find patent citations

For locating citing and cited patent information try these citation discovery tools.


Your metrics at WSU

Search for yourself or fellow researchers in Research Portal to see:

  • researcher profiles
  • grants reports and benchmarks
  • publications reports (listed in ResearchDirect)
  • Research Activity Statements
  • ERA data and reports
  • SDGs
  • National reports
  • peer-reviewing activity (drawn from Web of Science Researcher Profiles)

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