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Evaluating Research: Resources

Researcher IDs

Many large publishers, funding bodies, editors, and institutions require researchers to have a universal digital identifier. Like an ISBN or a DOI this number uniquely identifies a researcher even when she changes her name or changes her institutional affiliation.
The two most common universal digital identifiers are the ORCID (Open Research & Contributor ID) and the ResearchID from Web of Science. Use the links below to get your free universal digital identifier.

Journal Tools: Measuring Journal Influence

These are tools researchers can use to evaluate the influence of a particular journal title.

Article Tools: Measuring Article Influence

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Lisa Beinhoff, Ph.D., MLS, AHIP
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