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Wikipedia citations

Wikipedia citations

Can apply to:  Primarily scholarly publications with a persistent identifier, such as a DOI. Metric definition:  References to scholarly outputs in Wikipedia articles, which are linked to in order to support the the entry’s claims. Metric calculation:  The...
Citations, data

Citations, data

Can apply to: Research data sets Metric definition: The number of times a journal article or book has referenced a data set. Metric calculation: Data citations are sometimes collected only in the formal sense (i.e., with the data set being listed in the References...
Relative Citation Ratio

Relative Citation Ratio

Can apply to: Journal articles Metric definition: A field-normalized indicator of influence, used by the NIH for evaluating the relative merits of biomedical research articles Metric calculation: According to Bloudoff-Indelicato (2015), “The RCR is calculated by...
Citations, articles

Citations, articles

Can apply to: Journal articles, preprints Metric definition: The number of times that a journal article or preprint has appeared in the reference list of other articles and books. Metric calculation: Many citation databases use a combination of text-mining and manual...
h-index

h-index

Name:  h-index (or Hirsch index) Can apply to: Authors who have published journal articles that have been cited in other scholarly publications. Metric definition: An author-level metric calculated from the quantity and citations of an author’s, or group of...