Research Impact

Journal Citation Reports

“Journal Citation Reports® is a comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. It is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.” Journal Citation Reports will show you the most frequently cited journals in a field, the highest impact journals in a field, and the largest journals in a field.


A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is a unique identification code assigned to an electronic object that makes the object significantly easier to find and track how it has been cited. UBC can authorize a DOI for your research output.

Open Science Framework

Open Science Framework (OSF) is a free and open source project management tool that supports researchers throughout their project’s entire lifecycle. OSF functions as both a collaboration tool and a workflow system.

Research Metrics Service

A service that helps individual researchers determine mertrics on their publications. This service can also assist departments with statistics and metrics in relation to research output at the departmental level.


SciVal provides a comprehensive overview of the world’s research (publication and citation) performance. It can be analyzed at a national, institutional, or customized research group level. To do this, SciVal collects a variety of citation, collaboration, and comparative metrics based on data originating from Scopus.

Google Scholar Profile

Google Scholar profiles provide a simple way of collating your publications, with citations, so others can find your work. Google Scholar profiles allow you to choose automatic updates so less time is spent updating your publications list.