How often is ResearchGate score updated?

The ResearchGate Score is updated every Thursday and communicated along with usage stats in a weekly e-mail. In addition, the score is displayed very prominently on every profile, alongside the photo, name and basic information of a researcher (see Fig- ure 1).

What is considered a lot of citations?

With 10 or more citations, your work is now in the top 24% of the most cited work worldwide; this increased to the top 1.8% as you reach 100 or more citations. Main take home message: the average citation per manuscript is clearly below 10!

What is the difference between H index and impact factor?

The impact factor is the most popular measure of research influence. The journal impact factor and h index are different in their fundamental design: The former is used to measure journal prestige, while the latter is used to measure researcher impact. Therefore, the two cannot be compared.

Whats a good impact factor?

In most fields, the impact factor of 10 or greater is considered an excellent score while 3 is flagged as good and the average score is less than 1. This is a rule of thumb. However, the wild card to pay attention to is that impact factor and comparing journals are most effective in the same discipline.

Is it suggested to publish papers in predatory journals?

Scholars must avoid submitting papers to them, serving on their editorial boards, reviewing papers for them, or advertising in them. These are blacklisted in my country and the list is frequently updated. Before selecting a journal for sending your paper, ensure that it has been listed in Web of Science or Scopus.

What does Scimago H index mean?

journal scientific productivity and scientific impact