Thomson Reuters’ database for citation analysis, Essential Science Indicators, and the new platform for Journal Citation Reports are on free trial until the end of September.
Features of Essential Science Indicators include:
- facility to benchmark an institution’s research activities, more easily comparing individuals, institutions, and publications;
- pinpointing of emerging trends and influential researchers;
- indicators based on publication year;
- analyse performance by country, institution and subject;
- subject normalisation and thresholds for benchmarking citation data;
- personalisation options;
- visual and text based reporting;
- saving and exporting of reports.
Features of the new Journal Citation Reports platform include:
- comparison and analysis of journal trends over time;
- ability to explore the underlying data that informs the Journal Citation Reports;
- more flexible downloading options than before;
- full journal title used instead of abbreviations.
You can access Essential Science Indicators and the Journal Citation Reports by:
- logging on to a computer on campus;
- clicking on one of these links to the Journal Citation Reports or Essential Science Indicators;
- clicking on ‘Sign in’;
- clicking on ‘Continue without signing in’.
The trial will end on September 30th 2014.
Please send any feedback on the trial to your Subject Librarian.