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R package for producing beamplots as a preferred alternative to the h index when assessing single researchers (based on downloads from Web of Science)

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We propose the use of beamplots—which can be produced by using the R package BibPlots and WoS downloads—as a preferred alternative to h index values for assessing single researchers.

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Haunschild, R., Bornmann, L. & Adams, J. R package for producing beamplots as a preferred alternative to the h index when assessing single researchers (based on downloads from Web of Science). Scientometrics 120, 925–927 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-019-03147-3

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Keywords

  • Bibliometrics
  • h index
  • R
  • BibPlots
  • Citations
  • Impact