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Impact Factors and RTP: Other Useful Sources of Information

Other sources of information

There are other pieces of information that can help you show your impact on the field as you prepare your RTP file other than impact factor. Below are links to some sources with a brief description of what they can be used for.

  • Scopus
    Scopus is a database that gives author and journal ranking analysis. It works in a similar way to ISI Web of Science and its Citation Indexes. While Scopus does cover many journals that ISI does not, the strongest coverage in the sciences. Scopus uses its H index as a measure of citations for journals and authors.