Citation indexes and the h-index are the most common methods of evaluating the impact of authors. The h-index measures a researcher's relative impact on his/her discipline.
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You can set up a citation alert and Web of Science will send you an email when someone cites your article. A Web of Science account is required to set up citation alerts. To create a Citation Alert, click on the Create Citation Alert box to the right of the article record.
The citation alert confirmation screen will appear with a link to create an RSS feed for citations to an article. You can manage your citation alerts by clicking on the My Citation Alerts link in the top right navigation menu.
It's important that the address field of all UMCG scientific publications contain the following string:
The order of this string is crucial for the ranking of the University and the UMCG!
The addition of departmental or other details is recommended, but only AFTER this string.
This also counts for publications on which the UMCG has participated with a corresponding author outside the UMCG or the University Groningen.
As a researcher, you do not only want to keep track of your scientific output, you also want to get a clear insight into the social impact of it; scientific communication does not stop after your research is published!
The UMCG and Altmetric
Researchers can use the UMCG Altmetric Dashboard to find out what is being said about their publication on the web, by whom and how often. Please send an email to a.j.p.van.den.brekel@umcg or firstname.lastname@example.org to get access to the UMCG Altmetric Dashboard.
Have a look at this overview of Almetric "mentions"directly related to UMCG publications
(Feature: customizable shared public reports on personal, departmental, research institute or programm level)
ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher.
University of Groningen Library and the Central Medical Library (UMCG) have started an ORCID Project:
Below you can quickly search the 3 main author IDs: