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Incites Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and Essential Science Indicators (ESI)

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Descriptions: Journal Citation Reports (JCR) has a new look! The JCR module within InCites allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries.  In addition to finding the most frequently cited and highest impact journals, JCR on InCites enables you to:

  • Compare multiple subject areas or compare multiple journals
  • Use the visualization to see strength of citation relationships
  • Run analyses across editions (Science and Social Sciences) and across years
The InCites platform includes access to Essential Science Indicators (ESI). ESI can determine the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in their field of study — as well as emerging research areas that could impact their work. This compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data is based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Scientific databases. Users can access both JCR and ESI on the same InCites platform.    
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SJR- SCImago Journal and Country Rank

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Provider: SCImago
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Descriptions: Based on data indexed in SCOPUS, SJR graphs a number of metrics on scientific publications and publishing. Some unique aspects of the journal analysis include: proportion of cited to uncited/citable to uncitable articles; percentage of a journal's articles that are indicative of research resulting from international collaboration; ranking of countries and regions of the world according to publication output and citation; and an interactive map feature that generates graphic co-citation networks among disciplines, by country and time period. The opening page of SCImago sums it up: "Rank - Analyze - Compare - Visualize."
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Journal Citation Reports, JCR (now InCites™ Journal Citation Reports)

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Descriptions: The Journal Citation Reports and the idea of impact factor were innovations of Eugene Garfield in the 1970's, and came to be considered the single impartial, authoritative measure of a scholarly journal's quality and influence within its discipline. Several alternative systems of journal evaluation have since been introduced, aiming to correct inherent biases of this nevertheless very influential and relevant analysis system.
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Altmetrics

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Provider: Altmetrics
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Descriptions: Altmetrics is interested in formulating a new kind of impact factor for developments in science, based in part on capturing and factoring in the scientific community's more rapidly available reactions to new papers and research as they are expressed in social media. At the organization's website, read its manifesto, follow links to investigate tools designed to gather data from online sources, and explore important papers that have sparked and furthered this movement. Provides links to websites and software like Crowdometer, PLOS Impact Explorer, ScienceCard, and ReaderMeter.
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