Citation analysis, along with peer judgment and assessments of publication counts, is one of the most widely used methods in evaluating the research performance of academics and institutions. To learn more about citation analysis and journal impact factors, the following library guides can help you:
How many times have my publications been cited?
How can I track when each of my papers is cited?
How do I find out if a journal has an impact factor?
How do I find out the relative ranking of my journal within a particular field?
Is the journal in which I am publishing a quality journal?
How do I find out who are the leading researchers in my field?
Read more about Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Resources at JCU here.