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Current concepts on bibliometrics: a brief review about impact factor, Eigenfactor score, CiteScore, SCImago Journal Rank, Source-Normalised Impact per Paper, H-index, and alternative metrics

Published on Aug 1, 2019in Irish Journal of Medical Science1.031
· DOI :10.1007/s11845-018-1936-5
Ernesto Roldan-Valadez1
Estimated H-index: 1
(MSMU: I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University),
Shirley Yoselin Salazar-Ruiz1
Estimated H-index: 1
(HGM: Hospital General de México)
+ 1 AuthorsC. Ríos Castañeda44
Estimated H-index: 44
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Abstract
Background Understanding the impact of a publication by using bibliometric indices becomes an essential activity not only for universities and research institutes but also for individual academicians. This paper aims to provide a brief review of the current bibliometric tools used by authors and editors and proposes an algorithm to assess the relevance of the most common bibliometric tools to help the researchers select the fittest journal and know the trends of published submissions by using self-evaluation.
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