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Research guide for information resources on citation count, journal impact, author identification, publishing, rankings and statistical analysis of publications


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If you have questions, contact Nazimah Nath or Yeo Pin Pin.


This research guide provides sources for:

  • Publishing
  • Checking for quality
  • Journal impact
  • Research impact
  • Author unique ID
  • Grant writing
  • University rankings

This guide is created and maintained by Yeo Pin Pin.

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Getting Help

If you need help with any items mentioned in this guide, email

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