Friday, November 16, 2012

Google Scholar Metrics Grouped by Research Area

Google Google Scholar Metrics I've been doing lots of thinking about impact this week, mostly about altmetrics, but also about formal citation. For five years I have been constantly looking for the bibliometric information I need to boost my career. This morning I have it. And it comes from Google.

In the latest of a dramatic series of improvements over the last year, Google Scholar has just announced bibliometrics for research areas.

This new data allows you to see the top 20 publications in each area ordered by their five-year h-index and h-median metrics. To see which articles in a publication were cited the most and who cited them, click on its h-index number. Such data has been commonly available for the Sciences for some time, but Scholar has now brought this to the Social Sciences, and specifically, the fragmented area of publications in education research. Subheadings available include:
Click on the h-index number for each publication to see the most highly cited articles. So go away and read:
And then go forth and publish.

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