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Tenure and Promotion at William & Mary

This guide assists tenure-track and research active faculty with identifying sources for and obtaining quantitative data, also known as metrics, about their publications as part of the tenure and/or promotion process.

Getting Started with VosViewer

VosViewer is a free, open source software for visualizing connections between researchers and publications. It is available for Windows, Mac OSX, and other operating systems. Use the following links to download the software and access training materials.


This guide was reused and adapted from Promotion & Tenure Resource Guide, by Iowa State University Library. Available:

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