Citation tracking involves using citation data to measure the impact of an article. This includes using information such as cited references (cited by or times cited) and related citations to measure the impact as research and scholars.
Major databases which display citation tracking options include:
Some of the many databases which display related/similar articles on the same subject include:
Unique identifer numbers, such as those provided by ORCID, make searching for an author's name quicker and more accurate. You can use this number to retrieve the articles written by the author. Remember to apply for your number so that you can keep track of the number of times you are cited by other academics.
The Affiliation Identifier in Scopus will track citations by organisation. The database merges name variants.
Scopus will also give you data about all those citations by subject.
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Manage your search alerts, author citation alerts, and document citation alerts with these tools:
For more informaiton see the Alerts section of the 'Finding journal articles and more' how to guide.
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