Articles tagged with: Scopus

June 28, 2017 | Victoria Farrimond Journals Development Coordinator

Journal metrics essentials


Since the start of the twentieth century, metrics have become an increasingly important part of both journal publishing and researcher evaluation . With the basket of metrics continually expanding, what exactly do they measure, and how can you use them to your advantage?…

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March 1, 2017 | James Hardcastle Research Manager

New Scopus metric: CiteScore


December 2016 saw the launch of a new Scopus metric, CiteScore, along with associated other metrics. The new journal-level metrics will provide an additional view of journal performance and have been published for over 22,000 journals index in Scopus. This post will give you an overview of the metric and what it could mean for your journal.…

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October 16, 2014 | Neil Carr Editor of the Annals of Leisure Research

What I wish I’d known when I first started editing a journal

You need to know the questions you need to ask


Sometime in 2012 a call for a new editor of the Annals of Leisure Research went out and a nice individual who shall remain anonymous (you know who you are!) suggested I stick my name forward. Well, the rest is history; at the start of 2013, I took up the editorial reins. Do I wish I had had more knowledge when stepping into the breach? Read on to find out.
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September 26, 2014 | James Hardcastle Research Manager

Author-level metrics and the H-Index


In a previous post I wrote about journal-level citation metrics. This post will discuss the rise of article- and author-level metrics.

As tools such as Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar have become more widely accessible, it has become much easier to create metrics at the article level.…

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