Information for Researchers
How to Determine which Journals to Publish in?
- Scopus - Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, there are tools within the system that can be used to assess the strength of a journal.
- CiteScore - CiteScore measures average citations received per document published in the serial.
- SCImago Journal Rank measures weighted citations received by the serial. Citation weighting depends on subject field and prestige (SJR) of the citing serial.
- Source Normalized Impact per Paper measures actual citations received relative to citations expected for the serial’s subject field.
- JCR (Journal Citation Reports) - use these to find out the impact factors for journals in the sciences and social sciences
- SHERPA/FACT - use this tool to check if the journals in which you wish to publish comply with your funder's requirements for open access to research
- Open Access - guidance on complying with REF and your funder's requirements for Open Access
- Repository (eprints) - deposit your research publications in the University's Institutional Repository
Assessing Research Impact
- Bibliometrics - read a summary of of bibliometrics, and an overview of which tools and websites you can use to assess the impact of your publications
- SciVal - use to assess the research performance of individuals, research groups or institutions