Toot Your Own Horn: Contextualizing Research with Web of Science
Michelle Wilde,Allison Level
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Morgan Library CC174
Web of Science is a powerful database for searching high-impact journals from a variety of disciplines, and it includes a suite of tools to analyze research results. Come discover how to use Web of Science to tell the story of your research. Learn how to check journal impact factors, estimate the H-Index for your research, and create a citation report for articles you have written, even if your career spans multiple institutions, and more. Other citation tools will be discussed in the context of how they compare to Web of Science.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target Audience: People who want to learn how to use the advanced tools in Web of Science to articulate the impact of their research. This includes the individual researcher, members of research groups, graduate students, representatives from CSU departments, and more.
Goals: Participants will learn how to use Web of Science to:
* Create a Citation report for individual researchers, research groups, or CSU departments
* Use Web of Science to determine the H-index for a body of work.
* Check a journal’s Impact Factor from within Web of Science and compare impact factors for a journal by discipline.