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Impact Measurements: Institution-level metrics

Guide to creating profiles and finding metrics for authors, articles, journals, and institutions.


Institutional-level metrics

  • Snowball Metrics: Learn about these global standards for institutional benchmarking.
  • Essential Science Indicators - Uses citation counts from highly cited articles in Web of Science to rank institutions worldwide.
  • Web of Science - Has an Organization-Enhanced field to pull out documents from an institution. Use the Analyze Results and Citation Report (for up to 10000 records) options from the results page.
  • Science Watch - Uses data from Essential Science Indicators and Web of Science to provide commentary and create reports.
  • ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - Since 2009, based on Scopus data.
  • SCImago Institutions Rankings - Research, innovation, and web visibility rankings based on Scopus data.
  • Scopus - View the unique ID of an institution, the number of documents, authors, and patents by performing an Affiliation search. The citation overview is available for a maximum of 20,000 documents from the institution.
  • CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015 - Provides statistics on the scientific impact of universities and on universities’ involvement in scientific collaboration, based on Web of Science indexed publications.
  • Mapping Scientific Excellence - Estimated probabilities of institutions of (i) publishing highly cited papers (Best Paper Rate) or (ii) publishing in the most influential journals (Best Journal Rate) using data from Scopus.



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