Tools for Publication & Citation Tracking
Resources the Alden subscribes to or publisher resources:
- Web of Science (Journal Citation Reports) – Not only discover journals, but find impact factors, total citations, and author information.
- APA Style Central (Publish Center) – Browse journals by subject, title or keyword and also search for journal matches based on search terms, your population, etc. in advanced search.
- Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities – Search by journal, those calling for papers, and institutional publishers.
- Elsevier Journal Finder – Search all of the journals this publisher offers.
- Springer Journal Suggester – Search all of the journals this publisher offers
Free Web Resources:
- Journals indexed in PubMed and NCBI – Search by topic, journal title, abbreviation, or MeSH term to find journals that are indexed in PubMed and other NCBI databases.
- JournalGuide – Search journals, paper match by title or abstract, and by category.
- Journal/Author Name Estimator (JANE) – Search by inserting your title or abstract. Can also search by keywords.
- Edanz Journal Selector – Search by keyword, abstract, or title for over 28,500 journals
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) – Search by keyword, browse subjects, etc. to discover open access, peer-reviewed journals.
- Beall’s List of Predatory Journals and Publishers
- PlumX Metrics (Library Resource) – Search your article/author in ArticlesPlus and see the PlumX Metric for each record. Information includes: number of Tweets, other social media shares, link outs (AKA people who have created a link to your article), abstract views, etc.
- For more metrics you will have to pay and create a Plum Analytics account.
- Google Scholar Citations (Free) – Google Scholar Citations provide a simple way for authors to keep track of citations to their articles. You can check who is citing your publications, graph citations over time, and compute several citation metrics. You can also make your profile public, so that it may appear in Google Scholar results when people search for your name.
- Web of Science (Library Resource) – Journal Citation Report
Research Impact Resources:
- ORCID– An open, non-profit, research community-led initiative that provides a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers. You will have to register for an ORCID I.D. number.
- ResearcherID is the identifier that has been implemented by Thomson Reuters, the company that develops Web of Science. Having a ResearcherID makes it easy for researchers to input all their publications into Web of Science. ResearcherID is working with ORCID. You can search ResearcherID to find collaborators, review publication lists and explore how research is used around the world.
My RI- Measuring your Research Impact Tutorial (Introduction to Bibliometrics, Track your Research Impact, & Journal Ranking and Analysis)