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  1. Tool to measure the quality and impact of research projects - access to the research performance of 4,600 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. SciVal helps assess an institution's research performance from a variety of perspectives in order to establish, execute and evaluate strategies based on reliable evidence.
    Users must create an account to use SciVal. Users can also login with their ScienceDirect account credentials.
  2. A compilation of performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles. Essential Science Indicators can determine the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in their field of study as well as emerging research areas that could impact their work.
  3. Impact factor and other ranking information about scholarly journals. Presents quantifiable statistical data that provides a systematic evaluation of leading journals and their impact and influence in the research community.
  4. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.

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  1. Articles in biology and medicine by the worlds largest group of leading scientists and clinicians.
    Sign in for a personalized homepage, or click 'Article Recommendations' to bypass the sign in.
  2. A open-access index to historic and contemporary dissertations and theses primarily in the United States but also from select institutions from around the world. Some citations include links to the full text when available.
  3. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
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