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George Mason University | University Libraries
See Updates and FAQs for the latest library services updates. Subject Librarians are available for online appointments, and Virtual Reference has extended hours.

Research Support

Library services that support faculty research such as issuing DOIs, repository and open access publishing services for sharing and archiving research, metadata, data management, ORCiD, biosketches, copyright and Creative Commons.

Measuring Research Impact Guide

Learn about impact factors, h-index, altmetrics and how to gather that information from resources such as Web of Science, Google Scholar and more. Explains the strengths and weaknesses of these measures as well as covering author and publication metrics. Subject librarians provide guidance through this process.

Citation Analysis

For help with examining research networks (e.g., author, institutional, publications) check out the Citation Analysis section of Data & Digital Scholarship Services's Network Analysis guide. For assistance with this type of analysis, get in touch with