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Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication: Research Metrics

This LibGuide provides useful information about the Open Access Movement, open access publishing and open scholarly communication trends.

Research Analytics (for Wits academics)

Wits Library has InCites software and other Bibliometric Tools to assist Wits academics with their research analytics.  If you would like a report on your citations, impact factors and other related research information, please ask your Branch Librarian to assist you, alternatively, contact Maryna.vandenHeever@wits.ac.za for an appointment. These reports are very useful for NRF ratings, CVs, interviews, comparisons, progress reports, etc.

About Citation Metrics/Analysis & Impact Factors

LibGuides on Bibliometrics/Altmetrics

Effect of OA and Downloads on Citation Impact = a Bibliography of Studies

Scielo Citation Index

Articles/Initiatives/Projects