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ORCID is an international non-profit registry of persistent unique identifiers for individual researchers. ORCID aims to create a transparent link for research publications, grants, and patents.
An impact factor measures the relative importance of a journal, an article, or a researcher. Citation count refers to the number of times a piece is cited by others. Metrics support applications for grants and promotions, and also measure research impact.
Publish or Perish calculates the total number of papers, total number of citations, average number of citations per paper/book, average number of citations per author, the h-index, and other metrics.
The h-index is based on a list of publications ranked in descending order by the number of times a work is cited. The value of h equals the number of papers in the list that have n or more citations.
An h-index of 20 means that someone has published 20 papers, and each have at least 20 citations. This is somewhat skewed in ISI Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar because they only calculate using their own journal content, so a journal not featured in one of these locations will not be counted.
Be sure to include all initials and name variations for a particular author to obtain complete results.
The journal impact factor is the average number of times that articles published in a journal during the previous two years were cited in a particular year. These should not be the only factor in evaluating journals. Be sure to also consider peer review and scope.