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Understanding Research Metrics and using these responsibly - Journal-Level, Article-Level, and Author-Level Online

Part I: 2.00-2.40pm (GMT)

This lecture will provide a high-level understanding of some of the publication and citation metrics and how are they calculated. We will showcase an array of metrics and show how they can be applied and monitored to help develop publication strategies, understand your impact, and identify key leading researchers in your field of research.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this session, you should:

  1. Understand how citations can be used as a proxy for quality, impact and reach
  2. Have an understanding of the definition of Field-Weighted Citation Impact and other citation indicators
  3. Understand how collaboration is defined in SciVal
  4. Be able to apply critical thinking around what is driving these numbers and build this into your workflows.

10 min break

Part II: 2.50- 4.00pm (GMT)

During the live demo we will show where to find these research metrics and indicators in Scopus and SciVal and introduce common use cases.

Presented by:

Dr Matt Walker, Sr Customer Consultant Research Intelligence Elsevier

I am trained scientist and have 20-years’ experience supporting R&D. I previously worked in Research Administration and Programme Management at the universities of York and Manchester and have been using SciVal since it launched, first a customer and then a Customer Consultant.

Michaela Kurschildgen, Customer Consultant Elsevier

Michaela has been with Elsevier for 17 years and helping Scopus users get started with the tool since 2012. She’s an enthusiastic communicator and passionate about helping Researchers and Information Professionals to turn information into actionable knowledge.

Register in advance for this webinar: https://elsevier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TLUXYf3JREK7eJVh053KtA


Wednesday, April 21, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL: https://elsevier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TLUXYf3JREK7eJVh053KtA

Event Organizer

Library Skills Development