The field of bibliometrics is used to evaluate the impact of a scholar's work or the importance of a journal within a particular field. This guide brings together information and resources on citation analysis. Use the tabs above to find out how to determine the citation count for a particular article, the impact factor of a journal, or the acceptance rate of a journal publisher.
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