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Measuring Journal Impact

Measuring Journal Impact

* Please bring your own computer device to this session.

There are thousands of journals in the academic world, how do you know which ones are quality journals and which ones you should avoid? In this session you will learn why it is important to evaluate journals and about how to measure their impact through metrics and rankings. Make sure the journals you publish in and cite count! 

Topics include:

  1. Why measure journal quality and impact?
  2. Thinking about journal relevance
  3. Evaluating journal integrity and quality
  4. Finding circulation data
  5. Finding journal metrics and ranking data: SCImago & Scopus
  6. Looking at journal prestige lists

Note: This session is targeted at academics, researchers and postgraduate students.

Date:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
351.2.002 (GCL1 - Computer Lab)
Campus:
South Street
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