How can I use bibliometrics?

You can use bibliometrics about you and your work in any scenario where you are trying to demonstrate value and impact, such as proposals, personal websites, job applications and CVs. For example, some researchers use bibliometrics to list their h-index on their website profile or give their total citation count, h-index and link to their Google Scholar profile on their CV.

Your bibliometrics can be improved by ensuring that any research profiles, either that you have set up yourself or that exist in databases, have accurate information about you and include all your publications. For example, you may want to check:

When looking for journals to publish in, you can also use bibliometrics to establish the highest ranked journals in your field.

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