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How to find the latest Journal Impact Factors

The latest set of impact factor data has been released from Thomson Reuters via Web of Science. This is the 2014 release, which uses data up to the end of 2013.
Finding a Journal Impact FactorGo to Web of ScienceIn Web of Science - Click on the link for Journal Citation Reports at the top of the screen.Click on 'Continue without signing in'.Start typing the name of the journal and choose from the list that appears:
Remember - not all journals are indexed by the Journal Citation Reports, so not all journals have an impact factor.
You will then get the Journal Profile, which includes the Impact Factor:
 Find the highest impact journal in your areaClick on Journals By RankClick 'Select Category' and select the subject area closet to your own:
Click Submit at the bottom of the screen.Scroll down to see the journals within the category, ranked by impact factor:


If you are using impact factor to help you choose where to publish then watch our video on 
Journal Impact Factors - u…

Research Elevenses round up (July 2014)

Our third series of Research Elevenses took place in July and you can find links to all the recordings below.

Myths and misconceptions about open access publishing Find out what you really need to know for your future publishing strategy Watch the recording
Who is citing who? And who is citing you? Discover how you can use Scopus, Web of Science & Google Scholar to carry out citation searches and set up citation alerts. Watch the recording
How can we help with your systematic review? Find out how the Library Research Services Team can assist with different stages of your systematic review -from scoping searches to reference management. Watch the recording
Digital Humanities – What on earth is it? Find out about digital humanities projects that are underway at the University and new Library services that can support your research. Watch the recording
From gamma-rays to Roman remains – what can you do with your data?
Find out how different research groups are sharing, re-using and visualisin…

From gamma-rays to Roman remains – what can you do with your data?

Our final Elevenses session was a glimpse into the world of open data at Leicester. Find out how different research groups are sharing, re-using and visualising data by watching the 30 minute webinar.

From gamma-rays to Roman remains - what can you do with your data?

We will return with a new set of Research Elevenses in January 2015. Until then you can catch up with recordings of our previous sessions here and here.