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.
This is free, downloadable software that is available for individual, non-profit use. The results are available on-screen and can also be copied to the Windows clipboard (for pasting into other applications) or saved to a text file (for future reference or further analysis). The data is extracted from Google Scholar be default (but can be easily changed to extract from Microsoft Academic Search) and not only provides a list of publications with citation counts and access to those works, but also includes statistical data including the h-index. Supports Author Impact and also Journal Impact search and analysis.
RefWorks is an online tool that you can use to import, organize, annotate, and share research from databases, PDFs, and the web. The program automatically generates references for various citation styles, and the Write-N-Cite function lets you seamlessly incorporate both citations and references into your papers as you write them.