This guide covers multiple aspects of scholarly communication. Learn what research metrics can be used for, what the most common metrics are and where to find them, how to define a scholarly identity, and how to use different tools to share that identity.
Given a set of articles ranked in decreasing order of the number of citations that they received, the g-index is the largest number such that the top (g) articles combined received at least (g2) citations
Improves on the h-index by giving more weight to highly-cited articles
Total number of articles
Total number of citations
Average number of citations per article
Number of citations per author (for multi-author articles)