University Research Services

University Research Services
University Research Services

Publication Metrics

Students studying in Stauffer Library

Tracking Citations

  • Below is a selection of tools that can help researchers track citation metrics.
  • Additional support is available from the Queen's University Library.
  • For more information, please contact Rosarie Coughlan, Scholarly Publishing Librarian.
Google Scholar
  • Google Scholar can provide PIs regular updates on who is citing their publications.
  • Researchers can also graph their number of citations over time and compute several publication metrics.
  • ResearchGate allows registered users get statistics about the number of views, downloads, and citations of their papers.
  • Researchers can also follow their peers and receive updates when the individuals they are following publish new articles.
  • The open access journals for the Nature Publishing Group - has developed Loop the Frontiers Research Network, which combines an open access publication venue with research networking.
  • Account holders can follow peers and view statistics on article views / downloads.
  • The Library offers a Researcher Training Program. The program includes several short "self-serve" modules that focus on publishing, managing research data, and managing your research profile.

Last Updated: May 13, 2019