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Research ReachOut: Measuring Journal Impact (webinar)

Date: 29 SEP 2021 Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Location: Online via Blackboard Collaborate Website: Research ReachOut @ the Library webinars Add to Calendar:

Are you a postgraduate or Honours student, researcher and/or academic keen to develop your research skills and knowledge? Ensure you are research ready by joining the University Library for Research ReachOut sessions designed to help you enhance your ability to conduct research.

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There are thousands of journals in the academic world, how do you know which ones are quality journals and which ones you should avoid? In this session you will learn why it is important to evaluate journals and about how to measure their impact through metrics and rankings. Make sure the journals you publish in and cite count!

Topics include:

  1. Why measure journal quality and impact?
  2. Thinking about journal relevance
  3. Evaluating journal integrity and quality
  4. Finding circulation data
  5. Finding journal metrics and ranking data: JCR, SCImago & Scopus
  6. Looking at journal prestige lists

Note: This webinar will be recorded and provided via the Research ReachOut @ the Library Session Guide once it has concluded.

 

Be sure to check out the other Research ReachOut webinars conducted by the Library between 21 September - 1 October.

Contact: Ms Zoe Martin Email: Z.Martin@murdoch.edu.au Phone: 9360 6319